Geographic Profiling

Geographic Profiling

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 260 , Segment 3

Episode: Going Independent, Breast Cancer, Asian American Paradox

  • Mar 24, 2016 9:00 pm
  • 21:14 mins

Guest: Kim Rossmo, Chair of Criminology and Director of the Center for Geospatial Intelligence and Investigation in the School of Criminal Justice at Texas State University  It’s well known to criminologists that serial offenders don’t stray far to do their deeds. They operate effectively in a donut, committing crimes not-too-close, but also not too far away from home or their operations base.  Plotting a suspect’s activity on a map, in a process called “geographic profiling,” has helped catch notorious rapists, murderers and even confirmed the identity of famously-secretive graffiti artist Banksy.

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