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Want to understand the psychology of crime?

Thinking of a career that indulges your CSI fantasies? Want to understand the psychology of crime? Whether studying it for the first time or an interested spectator, Forensic Psychology For Dummies gives you all the essentials for understanding this exciting field, complemented with fascinating case examples from around the world.

Inside you’ll find out why people commit crime, how psychology helps in the investigative process, the ways psychologists work with criminals behind bars – and how you too can become a forensic psychologist. You’ll discover what a typical day is like for a forensic psychologist, how they work with the police to build offender profiles, interview suspects or witnesses, and detect lies!

  • Covers the important role psychology plays in assessing offenders
  • Explains how psychology is applied in the courtroom
  • Explains complicated psychology concepts in easy-to-understand terms

If you’re a student considering taking forensic psychology or just love to learn about the science behind crime, Forensic Psychology For Dummies is everything you need to get up-to-speed on this fascinating subject.

Risky drinking coalition salutes 10 years, hails groups for continuing

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Young Magician Henry Richardson Auditions on ‘America’s Got Talent’

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Henry Richardson is 15 years old and hails from New York. He appears on America’s Got Talent to impress the judges with a card trick and he says that watching AGT is what actually inspired him to get into magic. His goal is to show his gift to “as many people as possible” and to make them happy with his magic. And, he succeeds. Checkout the trick in the below video clip.

Now, if you’re wondering how Richardson did the above card trick, you can check out the below video, which reveals that ins and outs of the trick.

Richardson refers to himself as a “Professional Harry Potter”,

Read more at: http://heavy.com/entertainment/2017/06/henry-richardson-americas-got-talent-magician-agt-auditions-2017/

Aboriginal women, black people much more likely to be ‘carded’ by …

Edmonton police have been disproportionately questioning and documenting Aboriginal and black people in non-criminal encounters, according to an advocacy group that analyzed several years’ worth of Edmonton Police Service (EPS) data.

The practice of street checks, also called “carding,” involves police stopping and collecting information from people who are not suspected of committing a crime. The person is not required to provide any information and may leave at any time.

READ MORE: Edmonton police continuing controversial street check practice

Earlier this year, Black Lives Matter Edmonton filed a freedom of information request on all street-check data held by Edmonton police and received information from 2012 to 2016.

As a result of the data obtained by that request, Black Lives Matter is calling on the province to ban the practice of police checks by January 1, 2018.

The group worked with lawyers and academics to analyze the data, and came to the

Read more at: http://globalnews.ca/news/3559077/aboriginal-women-black-people-much-more-likely-to-be-carded-by-edmonton-police/

Aboriginal women, black people much more likely to be ‘carded’ by Edmonton police

Edmonton police have been disproportionately questioning and documenting Aboriginal and black people in non-criminal encounters, according to an advocacy group that analyzed several years’ worth of Edmonton Police Service (EPS) data.

The practice of street checks, also called “carding,” involves police stopping and collecting information from people who are not suspected of committing a crime. The person is not required to provide any information and may leave at any time.

READ MORE: Edmonton police continuing controversial street check practice

Earlier this year, Black Lives Matter Edmonton filed a freedom of information request on all street-check data held by Edmonton police and received information from 2012 to 2016.

The group worked with lawyers and academics to analyze the data, and came to the following conclusions:

FIRST LOOK: Jane Lynch Transforms Into Janet Reno on … – 9News

Move over, Will Ferrell!

While the actor famously impersonated late U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno in the Saturday Night Live recurring sketch “Janet Reno’s Dance Party,” his portrayal won’t hold up against Manhunt: Unabomber.

On Discovery’s new anthology true-crime series, which premieres Aug. 1, Jane Lynch takes on the role of President Bill Clinton’s formidable attorney general. ET has your first look at the actress in character — and the similarities between the two are uncanny.

Much like American Crime Story and Law Order: True Crime, Manhunt tells the gripping true story of a crime that rocked America. Unabomber specifically focuses on the FBI’s hunt for Ted Kaczynski (Paul Bettany) following his many acts of

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FIRST LOOK: Jane Lynch Transforms Into Janet Reno on Discovery’s ‘Manhunt: Unabomber’

There’s much ado about “the Christian thing to do” in The Beguiled — it is the sole reason an injured Yankee soldier, Corporal McBurney (Colin Farrell), is taken in by Miss Farnsworth’s Seminary for Young Ladies. But in this clip, premiering on ET, Miss Martha (Nicole Kidman) asks her students t…

Read more at: http://www.cbs8.com/story/35760219/first-look-jane-lynch-transforms-into-janet-reno-on-discoverys-manhunt-unabomber

Scoop: CRIMINAL MINDS on CBS – Wednesday, July 19, 2017


Scoop: CRIMINAL MINDS on CBS - Wednesday, July 19, 2017On the episode, “The Anti-Terror Squad” – The BAU investigates if bullying may be the link between two high school students who are the sole survivors after both of their families are killed, on a rebroadcast of CRIMINAL MINDS, Wednesday, July 19 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. (Originally broadcast 11/9/16.)

CRIMINAL MINDS revolves around an elite team of FBI profilers who analyze the country’s most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit’s most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU, who is essential in helping the team solve new cases.

Other members include Special Agent Emily Prentiss, the daughter of high-powered diplomats who returns to the team after being the head profiler at Interpol; Special Agent Dr. Spencer Reid, a classically misunderstood GENIUS

Read more at: http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Scoop-CRIMINAL-MINDS-on-CBS-Wednesday-July-19-2017-20170626

‘Crime Scene’ Season 3 Spoilers: Pyo Chang Won Beats Apink’s Eunji?




K-Pop girl group Apink has six members namely Eunji, Naeun, Chorong, Bomi, Namjoo and Hayoung.

A graduate of Korea National Police University and University of Exeter, politician Pyo Chang Won considers himself an expert on criminal profiling. He is about to prove this as he appears as a guest detective on “Crime Scene” Season 3 episode 10, which will air on JTBC on June 30, Friday.

Pyo will join the cast of “Crime Scene” Season 3 including broadcaster Park Ji Yoon, director Jang Jin, actor Kim Ji Hoon, comedian Yang Se Hyung and K-Pop girl group Apink member Jung Eun Ji, who is professionally known as Eunji. Viewers recently saw how the cast investigated the death

Read more at: http://en.koreaportal.com/articles/38755/20170625/crime-scene-season-3-spoilers-pyo-chang-won-beats-apinks.htm

‘Criminal Minds’: Thomas Gibson to make a comeback following writer’s exit?

#Thomas Gibson is one of the CBS’ police procedural crime series #Criminal Minds biggest stars and has helped the show’s ratings soar since it premiered in September 2005. He played as Supervisory Special Agent Aaron Hotchner, the Unit Chief of FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU). Hotch and his team of profilers analyze the country’s most dangerous criminals and try to hunt them down before they can attack again. Gibson has helped the show to be one of the most popular series since it first aired in 2005 – until he was fired in August 2016 over an altercation with one of the show’s writers, Virgil Williams, who is leaving the show.

The show’s writer is leaving the series

The Hollywood Reporter shared that Virgil Williams is departing “Criminal Minds” as he has signed a two-year contract with Universal Television.

He is expected to develop the studio’s new series’ for cable,

Read more at: http://us.blastingnews.com/showbiz-tv/2017/06/criminal-minds-thomas-gibson-to-make-a-comeback-following-writers-exit-001798963.html