This chapter explains how valid inferences are made leaning deeply against the framework of criminal profiling. It requires the use of the scientific method, an applied understanding of the science of logic, and knowing how to know when you are wrong. It also requires some understanding of bias.
|Title of host publication||Criminal profiling|
|Subtitle of host publication||An introduction to behavioural evidence analysis|
|Place of Publication||Boston|
|Number of pages||32|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|
Petherick, W. A., & Turvey, B. (2008). Criminal profiling, the scientific method, and logic. In B. Turvey (Ed.), Criminal profiling: An introduction to behavioural evidence analysis (3rd ed., pp. 43-74). Boston : Elsevier.