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Profiling and Serial Crime illustrates the promise, purposes, and pitfalls of behavioral profiling in the investigation of serial crime and provides a theoretical and practical foundation for students.

Part I, on profiling, examines the history, crucial issues, methods, theory, and treatment in the mainstream media. Part II examines serial crime in detail, including cyber-bullying, stalking, rape, murder, and arson. In addition to the new and replacement chapters, this edition has been thoroughly revised throughout to reflect the latest research in criminal profiling and serial crime.

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