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  1. Offender profiling

    Offender profiling, also known as criminal profiling, is a behavioral and investigative tool that is intended to help investigators to accurately predict and profile the characteristics of unknown criminal subjects or offenders. Offender profiling is also known as criminal profiling, criminal personality profiling, criminological profiling, behavioral profiling or criminal investigative analysis. Geographic profiling is another method to profile an offender. Television shows such as Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Profiler in the 1990s, the 2005 television series Criminal Minds, the 2011 television series Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, and the 1991 film The Silence of the Lambs have lent many names to what the FBI calls "criminal investigative analysis." Holmes and Holmes outline the three main goals of criminal profiling: ⁕The first is to provide law enforcement with a social and psychological assessment of the offender; ⁕The second goal is to provide law enforcement with a "psychological evaluation of belongings found in the possession of the offender"; ⁕The third goal is to give suggestions and strategies for the interviewing process. Ainsworth identified that there are four main approaches to offender profiling:

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of offender profiling in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of offender profiling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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