Criminal profiling is one of the newest approaches to combating crime. Profilers tackle a wide range of challenges. They investigate when, why, and where crimes take place. They study the criminal mind to t only track down perpetrators but also to figure out ways to reduce the crime rate. In this high-interest book, readers explore theories of crimilogy and examine how these concepts are being employed in police work. They discover how techlogy is aiding police in pinpointing areas where crimes are likely to occur so they can better protect the public. The text also highlights the wide variety of career choices available to those interested in law enforcement.