Criminal profiling is a compilation of best guesses about the personality of an unknown criminal. Since the 1970s this technique has developed into a viable investigation tool. This report explains the importance of criminal profiling and the procedure for creating a profile. Additionally, the well-known, unsolved Zodiac Killer case is analyzed and a profile of the killer is created from this crime assessment.
Terracciano, Katherine, "Criminal Profiling" (2011). 2011 AHS Capstone Projects. 11.