What is the name of this Criminal Justice job?
I'm trying to figure out what the title would be of the job that the agents do in Criminal Minds. I thought that Forensic Psychologist would be close because they analyze the behavior of the criminals in order to predict future crimes. But after researching it says that that profession usually just appears in court to help people's cases. Also, what college majors would support this?
Asked By: Zoe B - 9/7/2011
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Criminal profiling is used to analyze crimes after they occur, and has little resemblance to media dramatizations. There is an attempt to link crimes of serial offenders, provide inferences of offender characteristics from behavioral evidence analysis (deductive inferences) and/or attempts to statistically associate... More
Answered By: drdr - 9/7/2011
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The task force that is portrayed in Criminal Minds are Criminal Behavior Analysts. They are law enforcement officers from different law enforcement branches that specialize in criminal behavior. This is similar to the unit from Silence of the Lambs... More
Answered By: OTwnGCop - 9/7/2011
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