Assignment  Two to three pages When writing a report for a criminal investigative analysis


Two to three pages

When writing a report for a criminal investigative analysis, a criminal investigative analyst should always provide a foundation for any conclusion reached. Language that implies certainty, unless there is an evidentiary foundation for such certainty (i.e., DNA results), should be avoided. When discussing issues of motive and intent, care should be given to not cross into the legal concept of intent and to not comment on the ultimate issue that may be before a jury (guilt/innocence). The report should be professional and devoid of biases.

  • Referral questions
  • Documents reviewed
  • Literature regarding type of offense
  • UCR data to support analysis
  • Summary of offense
  • Analysis
    • Offender
      • Pre-offense behavior
      • Offense behavior
      • Post-offense behavior
      • Risk level
      • Motive
      • Intent
      • Premeditation
      • Aggression
      • Victim selection
  • Findings/conclusions
  • Recommendations
  • Qualifiers

Support your conclusion with references to specific evidence, the Learning Resources, and other academic resources.

Reading material

This is the case the teacher just used what I attached .

Turvey, B. E. (2012). Criminal profiling: An introduction to behavioral evidence analysis (4th ed.). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

  • Chapter 21, “Mass Murder” (pp. 521–532)
  • Chapter 22, “Serial Cases: Investigating Pattern Crimes” (pp. 533–568)
  • Chapter 23, “Introduction to Terrorism: Understanding and Interviewing Terrorists” (pp. 569–584)



Met Expectation




25 (100%)

Group Charter provides sufficient guidance to ensure equal participation by all members. Duties and expectations are clearly defined.

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