Many people are drawn to the field of forensic psychology with dreams of being a
Many people are drawn to the field of forensic psychology with dreams of being a criminal profiler just like the ones they see on their favorite TV show or movie.
Conduct an internet search to discover the realities of criminal profiling. In a 1-2 page paper make sure to cover the following:
What is criminal profiling?
What training and background does a person need in order to be a competent profiler? Do not just focus on formal education – also what type of professional background is required to be a qualified criminal profiler? And why is this background needed?
Is there any science behind the art of profiling?
What controversies surround the use of criminal profiling?
Discuss any other key issues that you have found in your research.