Demonstrate deductive reasoning and critical thinking skills through application in hypothetical examples of criminal behavior.

500-700 words

Assignment Objectives

Demonstrate deductive reasoning and critical thinking skills through application in hypothetical examples of criminal behavior.

Identify the characteristics of false reports of crime and staged crime scenes.

Identify the meaning and nature of various crime scene indicators including pattern analysis, evidence characteristics, primary and secondary crime scenes and offender motivation.

Provide at least 3–5 examples of behavior indicative of a false report.

Use the textbook and other sources to identify examples of behavior common to false (not staged) reports of a crime.

Use at least 2 references.

You may create your own scenario that illustrates a false report

helpful links:

https://www.fbi.gov/fbi-search#output=xml_no_dtd&client=google-csbe&cx=005240866907727249433%3Afryflkwxx8u&cof=FORID%3A10%3BNB%3A1&ie=UTF-8&siteurl=www.fbi.gov%2F%3Fcame_from&q=false+allegations+false+crimes

http://www.bing.com/search?q=Crime+Scene+Analysis+of+the+Marilyn+Sheppard+Murder&form=IE10TR&src=IE10TR&pc=CPNTDFJS

http://search.medscape.com/search/?q=Psychiatric%20Disorders%20Associated%20with%20Criminal%20Behavior