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  1. ApprehensionKilling is considered beforehand

          

  2. Criminal Profiling idiographicStudy of the Concrete ex. Individual cases,
    Physical evidence, Crime scene, Deductive reasoning, Uses Scientific method, Victims

          

  3. Criminal-career AssessmentDetermines whether the offender may have engaged in criminal activity before

          

  4. SocialThe belief that influences from social groups/ peers influence criminal behavior

          

  5. State-SponsoredThe mental state required to have intent to commit the act or foreseen its consequences

          

  6. Criminal JusticeDemographics, physical characteristics, habits, pre-offensive behavior, post-offensive behavior

          

  7. Terrorism PoliticalDirected at people or groups who oppose this terrorists' political ideology (white supremacy, Waco)

          

  8. Statutory RapeIndecent liberties, window peeping, indecent exposure, consensual situation without use of force, age of victim may be 13-16

          

  9. Actus ReusA single event with 2 or more location and no emotional cooling-off period between murders

          

  10. SerialA type of murder occurs when one or more individuals commits a second murder and/or subsequent murder; is relationshipless (victim and attackers are strangers); occurs at a different time and has no connection to the initial (and subsequent) murder; and is frequently committed in a different geographic location.

          

  11. Profiling InputComprehensive case material, victimology, forensic information, preliminary police report, photographs

          

  12. Criminal ProfileAgencies of social control that handle criminal offenders

          

  13. EconomicThe belief that financial successes/failures plays a part in influencing criminal behavior

          

  14. RobberyUnlawful touching of another with intent to cause injury

          

  15. Crime Scene OrganizedOffense planned; to avoid detection
    -Victim targeted; staked out by offender
    -Scene reflects control
    -Body hidden
    -Weapons and evidence absent
    -Restraints used
    -Transports body often using own vehicle

          

  16. InsanityIntentional placing of another in fear of receiving an immediate battery

          

  17. Terrorism EnvironmentalFight for environmental causes

          

  18. InvestigationKilling is considered beforehand

          

  19. Forensic PsychologyInvolves psychology in the law , by the law and of the law includes:
    - Provide psychological service for the courts
    - Consult in criminal investigations
    - Appraise behaviors
    - Assess threats
    - Determine the fitness of a parent for guardianship
    - Test eyewitness accuracy
    - Assist forensic artist
    - Help with just selection, etc.

          

  20. Single/Double/Triple MurderOne, 2, or 3 victims, one event, one location

          

  21. PremeditationThe kill was planned after careful thought rather than on impulse

          

  22. Mark A. HiltsCurrent chief of the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit

          

  23. Criminal Profiling NomotheticStudy of Abstract ex. General laws, Groups,
    Averaged characteristics of offender groups

          

  24. Crime Scene DisorganizedInvestigating, establishing, and evaluating behavioral evedence from a crime in order to catalog it.

          

  25. Psychological TheoryBelief that both heredity and/or chemicals of the body influence criminal behavior

          

  26. Criminal CharacteristicsUsed to place offenders into broad categories

          

  27. High Risk VictimTravels alone, out late at night, in contact with drugs or drug users, may be a low priority to police or anyone else checking on them

          

  28. Decision ProcessHomicide type and style, primary intent, victim risk, escalation, time factors, location factors

          

  29. Crime AssessmentReconstruction, crime classification, organized vs disorganized, victim selection, sequence of crime, staging, motivation, crime scene dynamics

          

  30. Criminal ProfilingDemographics, physical characteristics, habits, pre-offensive behavior, post-offensive behavior

          

  31. Mens ReaA single event with 2 or more location and no emotional cooling-off period between murders

          

  32. CriminologyThe process of investigating and profiling the victims to give clues about the offender.

          

  33. DeliberationKilling is considered beforehand

          

  34. Cause-Based TerrorismUse of violence to address a grievance. ex. abortion

          

  35. Crime Scene AnalysisInvestigating, establishing, and evaluating behavioral evedence from a crime in order to catalog it.

          

  36. Criminal Profiling StagesDemographics, physical characteristics, habits, pre-offensive behavior, post-offensive behavior

          

  37. SignatureLack of responsibility of one's actions due to a mental disease or defect which reduces criminal intent

          

  38. Biological TheoryThe process of investigating and profiling the victims to give clues about the offender.

          

  39. Terrorism RevolutionaryDirected at people or groups who oppose this terrorists' political ideology (white supremacy, Waco)

          

  40. AssaultIntentional placing of another in fear of receiving an immediate battery

          

  41. Forensic AnalysisExamination, testing and interpretation of any and all physical evidence

          

  42. Low Risk VictimTravels alone, out late at night, in contact with drugs or drug users, may be a low priority to police or anyone else checking on them

          

  43. MurderA single event with 2 or more location and no emotional cooling-off period between murders

          

  44. First-Degree MurderUnlawful killing of another human being with malice aforethought and with premeditation and deliberation

          

  45. PedophiliaRegarded as incurable; may be adult male or female, heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, married or single; child is object of sexual interest.

          

  46. Interpersonal CoherenceOffenders will deal with their victims in a manner similar to the way they treat people in their day-to-day lives.

          

  47. Assessment TestsIntelligence, Personality, and motor skill assessment

          

  48. StalkingThe belief that influences from social groups/ peers influence criminal behavior

          

  49. VictimologyDeveloping valid and reliable information that addresses the causes of crime as well as crime patterns and trends, and criminal behavior and origin

          

  50. Second-Degree MurderWhen a person kills another after premeditation and deliberation

          

  51. BatteryWrongful taking and carrying away of personal property from a person by violence or intimidation

          

  52. MassThe act of killing three or more victims as part of single ongoing killing

          

  53. ManslaughterHomoicide without malice
    Intentional killing committed under extenuating circumstances that mitigate the killing, such as killing in the heat of passion after being provoked

          

  54. RapeUnlawful sexual intercourse with a persone without their consent

          

  55. Modus OperandiUnlawful killing of another human being with malice aforethought and with premeditation and deliberation

          

  56. Forensic AwarenessInvolves psychology in the law , by the law and of the law includes:
    - Provide psychological service for the courts
    - Consult in criminal investigations
    - Appraise behaviors
    - Assess threats
    - Determine the fitness of a parent for guardianship
    - Test eyewitness accuracy
    - Assist forensic artist
    - Help with just selection, etc.

          

  57. IncestSexual relationship with a near-relative

          

  58. Terrorism NationalistDirected at people or groups who oppose this terrorists' political ideology (white supremacy, Waco)

          

  59. SpreeUnlawful killing of another human being with malice aforethought and with premeditation and deliberation