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CJL 384  PROFILING

An introduction to the use of multidimensional data to study crime, criminals, victims, and criminogenesis. Discussion includes classification of crimes/criminals by typologies and their application to the prevention, prediction and control of crime. The student will learn to synthesize information about crimes and criminals to derive essential and common elements from a variety of criminal actions. The student will evaluate the role of media, and appraise the effect on contemporary crime control techniques. Finally, students will discuss classical and contemporary issues in criminal justice, and sort out fact from fiction.

Credits:  3

Prerequisites:

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