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Lecture 8

SOCI 421 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Offender Profiling, Threat Assessment


Department
Sociology
Course Code
SOCI 421
Professor
Tamara Humphrey
Lecture
8

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Look$at:$High$risk$offender$program
Criminal$profiling
Identify$->$evaluate$->$manage
Threat$assessment$and$suggest$strategies$to$prevent$violence,$mitigate$threat
Threats$to$government,$political$officials,$administration$of$justice,$radicalization
BSU$Mandate
Actual,$attempted,$or$threatened$harm
Intended$or$impromptu
Susceptive$victim
Enabling$environment
Situational$spark$
Violent$occurrence
Interaction$of:
Defining$Violence
Magnitude$of$harm
Likelihood$of$arm$taking$place
Imminence$of$harm
Frequency$of$behavior
Situational$factors$associated$
Components$of$Dangerousness
Assault'Type
Impulsive
Organized
Triggering$event
Stressors$->$assault
Delay$between$event/assault
Anonymous$vs.$signed
Threats
Screamers:$Most$common/emotional
Shocker:$Threat$intended$to$produce$fear,$rather$than$subsequent$action
Shielders:$Self-protective
Schemers
Signalers:$Warning$promise$future$harm,$dependent$on$target's$response
Typologies
(8)$Behavioral$Sciences$Presentation
Wednesday,$ February$3,$2016
11:03$AM
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