The investigative techniques in serial crime: the geographic crime scene analysis: a case
Dr Domingo Magliocca, Certified Geographic Profiling Analyst, Judicial Police Officer -
Carabinieri at local Prosecutor’s Office (Italy)
This presentation describes the investigative technique for applying geographic profiling to investigation.
Essential elements of investigative crime analysis are introduced including Locard’s Exchange Principle
applied to concept called «geographic crime scene», the practical application of geographics in criminal
investigations, and how geographics can approximately reduce the area of investigation.
Dr. Domingo Magliocca is a Certified Geographic Profiling Analyst serving in Italy as a police officer assigned
at Judicial Police Section of local Public Prosecutor's Office for criminal investigation activities. He has a
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Security and Social Control Operator, a Master’s Degree in Applied Criminology for
Investigation and Security from University of Bologna, and a Master’s Degree in Law from the University
Telematica Pegaso. Domingo is author of books “Tracce geografiche criminali. Teoria e tecnica del Profilo
Geografico” (Primiceri Edition, 2020), “Introduzione al crimine violento. Criminal profiling e classificazioni
pratiche (Primiceri Edition, 2020), “Profilo Criminale. Analisi integrata del luogo del delitto” (Primiceri Edition,
2019), “Il delitto di atti persecutori - stalking” (Primiceri Edition, 2017), and of a specialistic papers about
stalking, crime scene, law, geographical offender profiling. He was a board member of journal "Intelligence &
Storia Top Secret", Peer Reviewer of international scientific journal "Universal Journal of Psychology".
Domingo is a collaborator of technical-juridical journal "Sicurezza e Giustizia", as well as speaker in
international conferences of criminology.