Raol Moat Essay

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Raol Moat Profiling exercise This exercise is slightly different from what has gone before. You are now required to use the knowledge and experience gained in the completion of this course to complete the profile sheet and produce a psychological pen picture of Raoul Moat based solely on your own research. Obviously such documents as police reports and pathologists’ report are not available to you. Using information gathered from your own research in the media and internet, complete the following profile sheet. Try to avoid simple yes or no answers and give reasons to support your answer. (Approx. 250 words). 1. What type of murder did Moat commit? 2. Had he been successful in the attempted murders what type of murderer would he have been? (Mass murder, spree murder, serial murder?) 3. Evaluate the criminal act. (I.e. what was the modus operandi, why does he do it.) 4. Evaluate the specifics of the crime scene (s). 5. Comprehensive analysis of victim(s). 6. Description of offender characteristics. 7. What is the primary motive for the offence(s)? (Sexual, financial, personal, mental disturbance?) 8. What levels of risk did the victims experience? 9. What level of risk did the murderer take in killing the victims? 10. What was the sequence of acts before and after the killings? 11. How long did the acts take to commit? 12. Where were the crimes committed? 13. Was the body moved? 14. Were the murder site and discovery site the same? 15. Was the murder organised? (Suggesting a killer who carefully selects victims.) 16. Was the murder disorganised? (Suggesting an impulsive, possibly psychotic killer.) 17. Was the crime staged to mislead the police? 18. What motivations are revealed by details such as: a. Cause of death? b) Location of wounds? c) Position of body? 19. What racial group did
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