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Validities and Abilities in Criminal Profiling: A Critique of the Studies Conducted by Richard Kocsis and His Colleagues.

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Validities and Abilities in Criminal Profiling: A Critique of the Studies Conducted by Richard Kocsis and His Colleagues. / Bennell, Craig; Jones, Natalie; Taylor, Paul J.; Snook, Brent.

In: International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, Vol. 50, No. 3, 06.2006, p. 344-360.

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Bennell, C, Jones, N, Taylor, PJ & Snook, B 2006, 'Validities and Abilities in Criminal Profiling: A Critique of the Studies Conducted by Richard Kocsis and His Colleagues.', International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, vol. 50, no. 3, pp. 344-360. https://doi.org/10.1177/0306624X05277660

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Bennell, C., Jones, N., Taylor, P. J., & Snook, B. (2006). Validities and Abilities in Criminal Profiling: A Critique of the Studies Conducted by Richard Kocsis and His Colleagues. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 50(3), 344-360. https://doi.org/10.1177/0306624X05277660

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Bennell C, Jones N, Taylor PJ, Snook B. Validities and Abilities in Criminal Profiling: A Critique of the Studies Conducted by Richard Kocsis and His Colleagues. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 2006 Jun;50(3):344-360. https://doi.org/10.1177/0306624X05277660

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Bennell, Craig ; Jones, Natalie ; Taylor, Paul J. ; Snook, Brent. / Validities and Abilities in Criminal Profiling: A Critique of the Studies Conducted by Richard Kocsis and His Colleagues. In: International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 2006 ; Vol. 50, No. 3. pp. 344-360.

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abstract = "In a recent issue of this journal, Kocsis reviewed the criminal profiling research that he and his colleagues have conducted during the past 4 years. Their research examines the correlates of profile accuracy with respect to the skills of the individual constructing the profile, and it has led Kocsis to draw conclusions that are important to the profiling field. In this article, the authors review the contributions of the Kocsis studies and critique their methodological and conceptual foundations. The authors raise a number of concerns and argue that data from the Kocsis studies fail to support many of the conclusions presented in his recent review. The authors present evidence in support of their assertions and provide recommendations that will allow future research in the area to generate data that are more meaningful and generalizable.",
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