Proposal +5– Splash305

For my research essay I will be discussing how being an FBI profilers affects their everyday lives. It can affect their lives by causing them to be so aware of everything around them they can not help but profile everyone they meet. Is this a good quality or bad quality to have? Is there a downside of being overly aware of everything that goes on around you?

  1.  http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0004865814530732

The Essential Content of The Article: This article talks about the different types of profiling and how it is used in criminal investigations to seek out criminals.

What it Proves: It proves that there are many different ways of profiling based on evidence and behavior.

2.  https://search.proquest.com/docview/418929849?pq-origsite=summon

The Essential Content of The Article: This book talks about John Douglas’ personal experiance being an FBI profiler and the things he went through on and off of the job.

What it Proves: It proves how profilers go though a lot off difficult experiences and that it can really affect your mental health.

3. https://search.proquest.com/docview/207654310?pq-origsite=summon

The Essential Content of The Article: This article talks about a man Greg Cooper, and his experiences with the FBI criminal intent unit. He also shares how he worked closely with John Douglas.

What it Proves: It proves that he has different everyday experiences even being retired from the force, different experiences from the normal everyday police officer.

4. https://link-springer-com.ezproxy.rowan.edu/article/10.1007%2Fs11896-014-9153-2

The Essential Content of The Article: This article talks about the televised affect the criminal unit has on people and what it portrays to those who don’t know what really goes on in the real FBI criminal intent unit.

What it Proves: It proves that people who watch the TV versions of FBI criminal units have a comptetely different view of what actually goes into being a profiler and what they actually do.

5. https://search-proquest-com.ezproxy.rowan.edu/docview/304605609?pq-origsite=summon

The Essential Content of The Article: This article talks about the different behavioral traits each criminal can have and being able to seek that out right away. It also talks about how you learn to pick up on these factors.

What it Proves: It proves that these skills you pick up started to be tuned into your everyday life with all of the people your see and meet.

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