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JBP: Vol. 4 No. 1
April 2003

CONTENTS

Papers

Profiling the Beltway Sniper
by Michael McGrath, MD & Brent E. Turvey, MS

Abstract: This paper is an opinion piece regarding the role that criminal profilers played during the highly publicized investigation into the shootings that occurred in and around Washington DC between October 2 and October 24, 2002. It provides a chronology of events, discusses the media saturation of profiler opinion, and examines the various profiles offered throughout the investigation.

Forensic Frauds: A study of 42 Cases
by Brent E. Turvey, MS

Abstract: The purpose of this work is to provide a framework for understanding the types of forensic experts engaged in various forms of forensic fraud, their methods and its respective motivations. An original study of 42 fraudulent forensic experts is presented, with a proposed typology. By doing so, it is also hoped that this work will help to define the scope of the problem for those unfamiliar with its landscape and reach. This with an eye towards preventative measures and reforms to be discussed at the conclusion. 


Journal of Behavioral Profiling: Volume 4, Number 1, April 2003
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