Victimology And Crime Scene Analysis

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There are many ways in which an officer or investigator can find the motives behind why a crime was committed; however, the use of victimology can be used as an essential tool. For instance, an officer or an investigator may use a crime scene analysis to gain an understanding of the distinctive details of a crime and the crime scenes related to that said crime (Turvey,2011). Within a crime scene analysis, victims are assessed by their risk levels, such as lifestyle and situational. The function of age, physical size, race, marital status, living situation, location of residence, and occupancy; would be considered a lifestyle risk (Burgess, Regehr, & Roberts, 2013). On the other hand, situational risk level can be described as the victims’
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