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The Criminal Investigative Research and Analysis Group is a consortium of criminological, investigative, behavioural, and forensic researchers and practitioners.

Browse our research section (download all our research in PPM form) and see how our group supports law enforcement, public and the private sectors in our analysis section

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Latest posts, commentary and news

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Optimizing case conceptualization of sex offender needs: The utility of behavioural crime scene analysis

Brankley, A. E. & Goodwill, A.M. (Winter, 2014). Optimizing case conceptualization of sex offender needs:...
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Ones to watch: Robert J. Lehmann

Robert J. Lehmann is one to watch. Robert is currently completing his PhD at the Institute...
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Applied Geographical Profiling

Goodwill, A.M., Kemp, J.J. van der & Winter, J.M. (2013). Applied Geographical Profiling. In G.J.N....
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Criminal Investigative Research and Analysis Group launch website!

November 2013 The Criminal Investigative Research and Analysis (CiR&A) Group is a research and consultancy consortium dedicated...
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Faceted multidimensional analysis in criminal profiling

Goodwill, A.M., Stephens, S., Oziel, S., Sharma, S., Allen, J., Bowes, N. & Lehmann, R....
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Case study of former Canadian Colonel Russell Williams: Escalation from fetish burglaries to sexual violence

Brankley, A., Goodwill, A.M., & Reale, K. (2013). Escalation from fetish burglaries to sexual violence:...
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Pragmatic solutions to offender profiling and behavioural investigative advice

Alison, L.J., Goodwill, A.M., Almond, L., van den Heuvel, C. & Winter, J. (2010). Pragmatic...
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Applying crime scene analysis to predicton of sexual recidivism

Lehmann, R.J.B, Goodwill, A.M., Gallasch-Nemitz, F., Biedermann, J. & Dahle, K-P. (2013). Applying Crime Scene...
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Optimizing case conceptualization of sex offender needs: The utility of behavioural crime scene analysis

Brankley, A. E. & Goodwill, A.M. (Winter, 2014). Optimizing case conceptualization of sex offender needs:...
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Criminal Investigative Research and Analysis Group launch website!

November 2013 The Criminal Investigative Research and Analysis (CiR&A) Group is a research and consultancy consortium dedicated...
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Ariel Castro testimony rejected by experts: ‘He is not sick’

Alasdair M. Goodwill provides commentary for CBC News Link to Article: Ariel Castro testimony rejected...
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Disgraced former-colonel Russell Williams to stand trial

Alasdair M. Goodwill provides commentary on Col. Russell Williams case Link to Article: Details of lurid...
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Applied Geographical Profiling

Goodwill, A.M., Kemp, J.J. van der & Winter, J.M. (2013). Applied Geographical Profiling. In G.J.N....

Inaugural Lecture: How technology is revolutionizing our understanding of human cooperation

Taylor, P. J., (June, 2013). How technology is revolutionizing our understanding of human cooperation (Inaugural lecture). Twente University Press. Description Outlines...

Craig Bennell discusses Criminal Profiling on the Killing Fields

Craig Bennell discusses Criminal Profiling with Capital News Online http://www.capitalnews.ca/index.php/multimedia/#/the-killing-field...
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The Forensic Psychologist’s Casebook

Alison, L.J. (ed.) (2005). The Forensic Psychologist’s Casebook. New York, Routledge. | Find it via amazon.com |...
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Professionalizing Offender Profiling

Alison, L.J. & Rainbow, L. (eds) (2011). Professionalizing Offender Profiling. London, Routledge. | Find it...
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Sexual Murderers: A Comparative Analysis and New Perspectives

Proulx, J., Beauregard, E., Cusson, M., & Nicole, A. (2007). Sexual murder: A comparative analysis...
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