Topics

The Criminal and Civil Investigative Process

  • Offender Profiles and the Inference Process (A-C or Canter’s Profiling Equations)
  • Theories of Investigative Inference, Criminal Narratives, Criminal Emotional Experience, Offending Style Personalities
  • Police Investigative Strategy
  • Suspect Elicitation and Suspect Prioritisation
  • Geographical Offender Profiling
  • Criminal Network Analysis
  • The Differentiation of Criminal Style
  • Offence Specialisation and Criminal History Patterns
  • Criminal Consistency, Change and Development
  • Linking Offences (Comparative Case Analysis)
  • Police Decision Making
  • Public Order Policing

Investigative Interviewing

  • Suspect Interviewing and Interrogation
  • Witness Interviewing
  • Forensic Hypnosis

Assessment of Investigative Information

  • Statement Validity Assessments
  • Forensic Psycholinguistics
  • Detection of Deception
  • False Allegations
  • False Confessions
  • Eyewitness Evidence

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The Evaluation of Legal Evidence and Preparation of the Case for Court

  • Eyewitness Testimony
  • False Rape Allegations
  • Authorship Attribution
  • Defendant Profiling

Evaluation and Assessment of Investigative Techniques;

  • Entrapment
  • Jury Selection
  • Jury Decision Making
  • Equivocal Death and Psychological Autopsy

Criminal Threat

  • Prediction and Prevention of Criminal Action
  • Hostage Negotiation
  • Terrorism
  • Investigation of Criminal Threat (Stalking, Domestic Violence, Kidnapping, Blackmail, Offensive Letters/Communications)

Commercial and Civil Investigation and Litigation

  • Probity Profiling
  • Detection of Fraud; Insurance Fraud
  • Extortion
  • Cyber-terrorism

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