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[Page 4-6] CONTENTS FORENSIC* 411 7 Take this quiz to test your knowledge about criminal profiling. The Big Six: Frequently Used Terms 8 Stop! Before you investigate the rest of this book, find out what a criminal profiler is. And learn how to talk like one. Profile of a Profiler 10 Here's a look at a typical profiler. What and How 12 Find out profilers look at a crime scene. Who's Who on the Forensic Team? 14 Criminal profilers work as part of a team to help solve crimes. * Forensic has to do with to using science to help investigate or solve crimes. TRUE-LIFE CASE FILES! CASE #1: The Case of the Mad Bomber 15 A series of bombings terrorizes New York City and baffles police. How can a criminal profiler help find the bomber? CASE #2: The Case of the Too-Hot Fire 27 Firefighters discover a body inside a burning house. Can a criminal profiler find out what happened? CASE #3: The Case of the Sleeper Hacker 35 A university's computer network is under attack. Can a cyber-profiler find the hacker? Rewind 42 Each of these cases was very different. But the profilers followed the same scientific process. FORENSIC FIELD GUIDE 43 Okay, you're almost an expert. But how will you do on this quiz? Forensic Flashback 44 How did criminal profiling become a valuable part of police work? Ripped from the Headlines 46 Read all about it! Criminal profiling is in the news. Visual TK 48 (Depends on which visual idea you choose.) In the Forensics Lab 50 Some criminal profilers work with the latest technology-and some use the basics. Help Wanted: Criminal Profiler 52 Would you like to investigate criminal profiling as a career? Here's more information about this field. Resources 56 Dictionary 59 Index 62 Author's Note 64
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