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Introduction

  • Tia Hoffer
  • Holly Hargreaves-Cormany
  • Yvonne Muirhead
  • J Reid Meloy
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Abstract

The introduction provides a context regarding the conceptual framework that was used for the Behavioral Analysis Unit study and presented an argument supporting the importance of obtaining offender, victim and offense characteristics, along with an understanding of the type of violence that perpetrated against the animal victim.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tia Hoffer
    • 1
  • Holly Hargreaves-Cormany
    • 2
  • Yvonne Muirhead
    • 3
  • J Reid Meloy
    • 4
  1. 1.Federal Bureau of InvestigationKapoleiUSA
  2. 2.Marymount UniversityArlingtonUSA
  3. 3.Federal Bureau of InvestigationSan AntonioUSA
  4. 4.University of CaliforniaLa JollaUSA

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