Interestingly, the theory of Social Control suggests that nonconformity to social ethics and legal standards is an indication of lack of social control.Regardless of what the theorist say, it is apparent that we, as a global society have failed in a number of ways when it comes to controlling certain aspects of crime.[Read more] Meet Melissa and Ross, who found love on Match.When Melissa first came to me, she was nervous about hiring a dating coach, and just became single for the first time in 20 years....Unlike in the physical world, one might require not only the knowledge about psychology, criminology and law but also understand the technological aspects associated with the ‘scene of crime’ when developing cyber-criminal profiles.
It is evident that an interdisciplinary approach should be taken when dealing with such an issue.
Unfortunately, the nature of cyber-crimes is such that most often than not, many cyber-crimes go either unreported, or unnoticed.
Moreover, the afore-mentioned issues of anonymity, tractability, law and geography makes it difficult to gather any information about cyber-crimes and criminals, resulting in crimes that go unpunished.
Inductive criminal profiles are developed by studying statistical data involving known behavioural patterns and demographic characteristics shared by criminals.
Deductive profiling uses a range of data including forensic evidence, crime scene evidence, victimology, offender characteristics etc, using such techniques seems possible in the physical world.
Thanks to the mass media, these days we are bombarded with tidings of crimes committed in the physical world.