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CPPSU criminology student ZiHan Wang takes notes during BEA lectures by ABP Sec-Treas. Brent E. Turvey, MS - Beijing, 2005

7th Annual Meeting of the
Academy of Behavioral Profiling

Registration is closed.

The ABP's Annual Meeting is a training event that involves two days of lectures on criminal profiling subjects such as offender / crime scene characteristics, motive, and victimology, as well as related subjects such as forensic science and crime reconstruction.

These lectures are open to the public, with a registration discount offered to attending ABP members and students of any kind. Not just beneficial to forensic, investigative, and behavioral science professionals, students in these fields are also encouraged to attend.

Meeting Information

Meeting Schedule

Payments may be made through Forensic Solutions using a credit card below, or you may mail checks or money orders in U.S. dollars to: 

Brent E. Turvey MS, Sec-Treasurer
Academy of Behavioral Profiling
P.O. Box 2175 
Sitka, Alaska 99835

If mailing a check or MO, please include your contact information, email address, membership status (if applicable), and mailing address with your payment.

To register online using Visa or MasterCard, click on the appropriate link:

$45.00 US:

Student Registration

ABP Members (non-student) 
$70.00 US:

ABP Member Registration

Non Member 
$95.00 US:

Non-Member Registration

PGKE Exam* 
$45.00 US:

The PGKE is for ABP Members Only.

PGKE Information

*Those interested in taking the PGKE must contact Brent Turvey after registering.



Meeting Information


Saturday, August 12th to Sunday, August 13th, 2006


Residence Inn
by Marriott Las Vegas Henderson/Green Valley
2190 Olympic Avenue
Henderson, Nevada 89014 USA

Phone:  1-702-434-2700
Fax:  1-702-434-3999


Students: $45.00 US
ABP Members: $70.00 US
Non-Members (Public): $95.00 US

Scheduled Topics & Speakers

Saturday, August 12th

8:30am - 9:00am
General Registration

9:00am - 9:30am
Michael McGrath, MD - Opening Remarks

9:30am - 11:00am
"Behavioral Evidence & Criminal Profiling: An Introduction"
- Brent E. Turvey, MS; Forensic Solutions

11:00am - 11:15am

11:15am - 12:00pm
"Boundaries: Navigating Between Forensic Psychology & Criminal Profiling"
- Angela N. Torres, M.A., Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology

12:00pm - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 2:45pm
"Body Count: Examining Behavioral Evidence in a Mass Murder"
- Brent E. Turvey, MS; Forensic Solutions & Wayne A. Petherick, MCrim.; Criminology Dept., Bond University

2:45pm - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
"Criminal Profiling: Admissibility Issues"
- Craig M. Cooley, MS, JD; Asst. Federal Defender, Las Vegas, NV

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Special Topic - Serial Murder in Phoenix
- Ronald Miller, MS; Behavioral Forensics, Vancouver, WA & Brent E. Turvey, MS


Sunday, August 13th

9:00am - 9:45am
"Truth or Consequences: False Reports of Sexual Assault at Trial"
- Brent E. Turvey, MS

9:45am - 10:45am
"Profiling Stalkers"
- Wayne A. Petherick, MCrim.

10:45am - 12:00pm
"Crime Reconstruction & Criminal Profiling"
- Jerry Chisum, BS; Criminalist, CA DOJ - Retired

12:00pm - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 2:30pm
"Mining the Scene: Crime Scene Investigation's Contribution to the Profiling Process"
- Brent E. Turvey, MS

2:30pm - 4:00pm
"The ABP Behavioral Evidence Manual - Work Groups & Open Discussion" 

- Michael McGrath, MD & Brent E. Turvey, MS

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Profiling General Knowledge Exam

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