Inferring the characteristics of an arsonist from crime scene actions: A case study in offender profiling

Pekka Santtila, Helinä Häkkänen, Katarina Fritzon

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Discusses the use of psychological models of offender behavior in providing assistance to a police investigation of a series of arsons. Analysis of crime scene and spatial behavior of the offender; Role in providing estimates of the home location of the suspect based on crime locations.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-15
Number of pages15
JournalInternational Journal of Police Science and Management
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2003


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