|Criminal and Terrorism ProfilingThe Criminal Profiler has two main fields of interest: to reduce the number of suspects in serial crimes situation; and to assist the interrogator with how to obtain a confession from the suspect. The Terrorism Profiling interest is in addition to collect all the data and analyze it in order to achieve the ability to predict a similar operation or behavior in the future.
The Criminal and Terrorism Profiling offer cognitive tools to combat organized crime and terrorism. The profiler does not replace the investigator; he assists him and adds crucial assessments to the case. The profiling main principles are that the crime scene is like an open book which can provide many clues about the characteristics of the delinquent. Typology of victims, delinquents and terrorists, and contingency profiles help us to decrease the suspects’ number up to the offender himself and to establish individual profile.
The challenges from terrorism and delinquency, especially organized crime, bring modern states to seek for new insights and knowledge for improving the methods to cope with these threats. Better understanding of the criminal and terrorist state of mind and behavior is essential and critical to cope with the phenomena of organized crime and terrorism. Law enforcements and security agencies should gain sufficient information and be acquainted with the terrorists and offender’s acts and motives, and with the culture of delinquency and terrorism. The idea is to be able to see the word through the eyes of them. What drive them for their unlawful activities? What deters them from breaking the law? How do they think about handling with the law enforcement and security agents? Those questions and others will be discussed in a professional course given by experiments criminologists and profilers. The main objective of the course is to improve the understanding about the criminal and terrorist behavior and the ways to cope with it from the criminal investigators and anti terror specialists’ point of view.