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Profiling as a logical form of reasoning in order to solve controversial circumstances on the crime scene

Pavel Palcu / Anca Florina Morostes
Published Online: 2016-05-12 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jles-2016-0005


While conducting research on the scene or during the entire phase of criminal prosecution, especially for the identification of the authors or settlement of the controversial circumstances, criminal profiling by a forensic psychologist will reduce the circle of suspects, as well as provide assistance in determining possible connections with other crimes and offer to judicial organs sustainable strategies for the solution of the case. In addition to identifying and processing the material traces found on the scene, concern falling strictly within forensics, in the future, efforts against criminality of the third millennium will be oriented towards the interpretation of human behaviour with criminogenic finality.

Keywords: offender; profile; controversial circumstances; murder; on the scene; crime scene


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About the article

Received: 2015-11-01

Accepted: 2016-01-01

Published Online: 2016-05-12

Published in Print: 2016-06-01

Citation Information: Journal of Legal Studies, Volume 17, Issue 31, Pages 46–57, ISSN (Online) 2392-7054, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jles-2016-0005.

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