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What do Crinimal Profliers do?

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Criminal profilers analyze patterns of behavior to develop a profile of a subject.
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Criminal Profilers examine evidence at crime scenes in an effort to identify common behaviors and traits of a perpetrator. By analyzing data from similar scenes and offenders, they are able to draw up a profile of a suspect to help law enforcement determine who might have committed the crime. Primary list of responsibilities are as follows:
I. Identify behavior patterns, personality traits, psychological status, demographic and geographic information based on crime scenes to develop offender profiles.
II. Working knowledge of personality assessments, investigative strategy, geographic profiling, interviewing techniques, and crime analyses.
III. Provide advice and guidance to police officers and investigators.
IV. Conduct research and analyze data from similar case files in order to reach a conclusion.
V. Engage in ongoing training to remain knowledgeable and learn about new developments in the field.
VI. Conduct yourself in a professional manner and adhere to local laws and regulations.
VII. Provide expert testimony in a court trial as required.

I. Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, or related field.
II. A Master's or Ph.D. may be preferred.
III. Extensive investigative experience and training in law enforcement is required.
IV. Further certification from an accredited institution may be required.
V. Good verbal and written skills.
VI. Strong intuition and analytical skills.
VII. Ability to manage stress.
VIII. No prior felony record.
IX. Ability to travel.