The Journal of Ethics 15 (1-2):131 - 145 (2011)

Michael Boylan
Marymount University
This essay will argue for ethical procedures governing criminal profiling. A model based upon psychological/behavioral data, witness data, and forensic profiling data is sketched out. This model fits the legitimate uses of criminal profiling as an investigation procedure. Racial profiling as a primary sorting factor does not fit the preferred model and has significant downsides and so is rejected as a primary sorting mechanism in criminal investigation procedure
Keywords Criminal profiling  Forensic profiling  Psychological profiling  Racial profiling
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DOI 10.1007/s10892-010-9092-9
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