Criminal Profiling is bogus by Malcolm Gladwell

January 9, 2008

I have always been a huge fan of Malcolm Gladwell’s New Yorker articles. He is the quintessential eclectic modern day intellectual. His recent article on criminal profiling is a case in point. He uses engaging anecdotes to count the history of criminal profiling, leaving little doubt by the end of the story that the process is fraught with error and misleading.

Read the article at:
http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2007/11/12/071112fa_fact_gladwell

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