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Teens of Profiling

Teens of Profiling

By Teens of Profiling
Interested in having a career in forensics or criminology? Listen and learn with biweekly (every Sunday and Thursday) criminology and forensics lessons accompanied by optional assessments, assignments, research questions, and transcripts on google classroom.
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202: Trichology, the Study of Hair
by the end of this lesson, you will have learned: what hair analysis can provide in an investigation, the parts of hair, the life cycle of hair, the types of hair on the body, the ways hair is analyzed, the difference between animal and human hair on a microscopic level, how hair was used in two case studies
August 30, 2020
201: What is Forensic Science? Observations and Eyewitnesses
by the end of this episode, you will have learned: -What process our brains go through when we are taking in information -How eyewitness accounts can be shaped -Why witness accounts vary from person to person -What forensic scientists do -Why observation is important using a case study
August 23, 2020
107: Overview of the Criminal Justice System
by the end of this lesson, you will have learned: -How crime is classified in the system -The difference between a jail and a prison -About the three branches of the system: enforcement, courts, and corrections -About cash bail and how it affects the lower class
August 20, 2020
106: What is Criminology? Theories, Social Relativity, and Statitstics
By the end of this lesson, you will have learned: -What crime is from law and social perspectives -What criminologists do and why they're essential -The two major types of criminal theories and how they're formed -What social relativity is and why it is important -How crimes are assessed, gathered, and reported
August 16, 2020
105: The Seven S's of Investigation
By the end of this lesson, you will have learned: -Why the JonBenet Ramsey case remains unsolved -Who actively partakes in the crime scene investigation -The seven S's of crime scene analysis and why each is crucial to the investigation 
August 13, 2020
104: What You Need to Know About Evidence
By the end of this lesson, you will have learned: -How to classify evidence with the four major classifications (Physical vs. Nonphysical, Real vs. Demonstrative, Individual vs. Class, Known vs. Unknown) -The importance of each classification in an investigation -How investigators decide what is evidence -How to use positive and negative controls when dealing with evidence
August 9, 2020
103: Crime Assessment: MO, Signature, and Staging
by the end of this lesson, you will have learned: -What MO's are and why they are important in a crime -What a signature is and why it is important in a crime -What staging is and why it is important in a crime -How to find the "red flags" of staging  -The key differences between an MO and a signature that can make-or-break a case
August 8, 2020
102: Input and Classification of Crime
by the end of the lesson, you will have learned:  -what happens and what is essential in the first stage of profiling -how to classify murder cases -how profilers determine risk level and motive early in a case -what profilers are not allowed to have when creating a profile -what makes a high and low-risk victim- -the common motives for murder
August 7, 2020
101: What is Criminal Profiling?
by the end of the episode, you will have learned: -Why a Criminal Profiler can be Essential to Investigations -What a Criminal Profiler is -The Difference Between a Psychological Profiler and a Criminal Profiler
August 7, 2020