Criminal (or Offender) Profiling is an area that’s currently capturing the public imagination once more in TV shows like
Mindhunter and Criminal Minds.
But what’s the reality
behind the hype?
This film introduces students to a range of ideas and issues, from defining different types of criminal profiling, through outlining what profilers do to perhaps the most important question of all: Does
The film features contributions from leading contemporary UK
profilers and psychologists - including Professors David Wilson and Craig Jackson - and uses a number of famous British and American case studies and examine
different approaches to Criminal Profiling.