Past Events

New Directions in Offender Profiling: The Principles and Practice of Investigative Psychology

2 day international conference
London,
January 15th and 16th 2008

A major event for police, law enforcement analysts, practitioners, policy makers and researchers.

Speakers included:

International Centre for Investigative Psychology
PROFESSOR DAVID CANTER
Pioneer of the science of 'offender profiling'

Former FBI Profiler
ROY HAZELWOOD
Pioneer of sexual predator profiling

Founder member of the FBI'S Behavioral Science Unit
JOHN MINDERMANN

and
Key senior figures from
N.P.I.A; SCAS; Met. Counter Terrorism Command; Met.Spec.Crime Directorate; US NIJ; Scotland Violence Reduction Unit


Download the full programme here (PDF)
Download the conference themes here (PPT)

In a central London event, Professor David Canter and former F.B.I. pioneering profiler Roy Hazelwood are joined by an array of leading individuals from N.P.I.A., the US Nat. Inst. Justice, SCAS, ICIP, FBI's BSU, the Scottish Violence Reduction Unit, and the Specialist Crime Directorate and Counter Terrorism Commands of the Metropolitan Police to explore the latest ways in which Offender Profiling and Investigative Psychology can contribute directly to cases and police investigations for all crimes from homicide, kidnap and sexual offences to volume crime.

 

Geographical Offender Profiling: Making More Effective Use of GOP to Support Intelligence and Investigations

Geographical Offender Profiling: A 2 day International event for Police, Crime Analysts, Policy-makers and Crime Researchers hosted by Professor David Canter and The International Academy for Investigative Psychology

Accredited by the IA-IP
Attendees receive Certificate, DRAGNET Geog-Profiling Software and Manual
Suitable for Novice and Experienced users.

TRAINING PACKAGE INCLUDES THEORY & PRACTICAL SESSIONS:

  • REVIEW OF LATEST THINKING IN GEOGRAPHICAL OFFENDER PROFILING
  • WHAT ARE OFFENDERS' MENTAL MAPS?
  • UP TO DATE SUMMARY OF RESEARCH
  • STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO USING DRAGNET GEO-PROFILING SOFTWARE
  • CASE STUDIES
  • DISCUSSION FORUM: SHARE EXPERIENCES, PROBLEMS & SUCCESSES

APPLYING GEOGRAPHICAL OFFENDER PROFILING TO

  • VOLUME CRIME
  • SERIAL CRIME
  • ONE-OFF OFFENCES

USING GEOGRAPHICAL OFFENDER PROFILING FOR

  • COMPARATIVE CASE ANALYSIS (LINKING)
  • IDENTIFYING "TICS"

WHEN DOES GEOGRAPHCIAL OFFENDER PROFILING WORK?

INTRODUCING GEO-BEHAVIOURAL PROFILING