Assault in the City: Criminal Profiling
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On the basis of the vignette you read, respond to the following:
Describe the techniques used in criminal profiling and report on the accuracy of offender’s profiles.
Indicate whether the offender’s description is admissible in court. Your answer should target criminal profiling of serial rapists.
Discuss the role of forensic hypnosis in helping the victim recall repressed memories.
Cite research indicating the accuracy of hypnotically refreshed memories and the admissibility of a hypnotically refreshed memory into court.
Help Dr. Johnson offer the chief alternatives to assist the victim to identify possible suspects.
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