ABSTRACT

The increasing portrayal of forensic investigative techniques in the popular media CSI, for example, has resulted in criminals becoming "forensically aware" and more careful about leaving behind physical evidence at a crime scene. This presents law enforcement with a significant problem: how can they detect serial offenders if they cannot rely on p

chapter 1|10 pages

Introduction: Time to Consolidate and Reflect

ByJESSICA WOODHAMS, CRAIG BENNELL

chapter 2|22 pages

Consistency and Distinctiveness of Criminal Behavior

ByJESSICA WOODHAMS, CRAIG BENNELL

chapter 3|22 pages

Sex Crime Linkage: Sexual Fantasy and Offense Plasticity

ByDION GEE, ALEKSANDRA BELOFASTOV

chapter 5|24 pages

Linking Crimes with Spatial Behavior: A Need to Tackle Some Remaining Methodological Concerns

ByBRENT SNOOK, KIRK LUTHER, SARAH MACDONALD

chapter 6|34 pages

Testing the Theories Underpinning Crime Linkage

ByMATTHEW TONKIN

chapter 7|32 pages

A Cross-National Comparison of Behavioral Consistency in Serial Homicide

ByC. GABRIELLE SALFATI

chapter 8|24 pages

A Practitioner’s Perspective: Theory, Practice, and Research

ByLEE RAINBOW

chapter 9|28 pages

The Use of Linkage Analysis Evidence in Serial Offense Trials

ByGÉRARD LABUSCHAGNE

chapter 10|26 pages

Crime Linkage as Expert Evidence: Making a Case for the Daubert Standard

ByTOM PAKKANEN, PEKKA SANTTILA, AND DARIO BOSCO

chapter 12|24 pages

Extending Crime Linkage to Versatile Offenders

ByMATTHEW TONKIN

chapter 14|32 pages

Informing Practice: Research Methods in Crime Linkage Analysis

ByCRAIG BENNELL, ALASDAIR M. GOODWILL, ANNIE CHINNECK

chapter 15|12 pages

Crime Linkage Research: Where to From Here?

ByCRAIG BENNELL, JESSICA WOODHAMS