DQ & CT Chapter 14
Textbook: Criminal Profiling, Brent Turvey 4th Ed, Academic Press ISBN
Explain the difference between signature behavior and offender signature.
Explain the difference between active signature behaviors and passive signature behaviors.
Provide one example of each.
Define modus operandi. List one fortifying factor and one destabilizing factor.
Review the following paragraphs and answer the questions below.
Offender A covers a victim’s face with her own shirt during a rape. This behavior is part of a psychological desire, facilitating a fantasy that the victim is another person.
Offender B covers a victim’s face with her own shirt during as part of a functional need to keep the victim from seeing his face and identifying him at a later time.
Covering the victim’s face is considered a signature behavior in which of the above examples?
Covering the victim’s face is considered an MO behavior in which of the above examples?
Explain the difference between signature behavior and MO.