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CPPSU criminology student ZiHan Wang takes notes during BEA lectures by ABP Sec-Treas. Brent E. Turvey, MS - Beijing, 2005

8th Annual Meeting of the
Academy of Behavioral Profiling

Registration is open!

The ABP's Annual Meeting is a training event that involves two days of lectures on criminal profiling subjects such as offender / crime scene characteristics, motive, and victimology, as well as related subjects such as forensic science and crime reconstruction.

These lectures are open to the public, with a registration discount offered to attending ABP members and students of any kind. Not just beneficial to forensic, investigative, and behavioral science professionals, students in these fields are also encouraged to attend.

Review: Meeting Information

Review: Meeting Schedule

Payments may be made through Forensic Solutions using a credit card below, or you may mail checks or money orders in U.S. dollars to: 

Brent E. Turvey MS, Sec-Treasurer
Academy of Behavioral Profiling
P.O. Box 2175 
Sitka, Alaska 99835

If mailing a check or MO, please include your contact information, email address, membership status (if applicable), and mailing address with your payment.

To register online using Visa
or MasterCard, click on the appropriate link:

$45.00 US:

Student Registration





ABP Members (non-student) 
$70.00 US:

ABP Member Registration





Non Member 
$95.00 US:

Non-Member Registration





PGKE Exam* 
$45.00 US:

The PGKE is for ABP Members Only.

PGKE Information

*Those interested in taking the PGKE must contact Brent Turvey after registering.



Meeting Information


Saturday, August 11th to Sunday, August 12th, 2007


Binion's Gambling Hall & Hotel
128 E. Fremont Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Binion’s is located in old Vegas, and is surrounded by many other hotels within walking distance such. They call it the Freemont Street Experience, and we have found it a great deal less crowded and more enjoyable than the main strip for our purposes.

See:  THE FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE for a list of hotels.

Registration Costs:

Students: $45.00 US
ABP Members: $70.00 US
Non-Members (Public): $95.00 US

Scheduled Topics & Speakers

Saturday, August 11th

8:30am - 9:00am
General Registration

9:00am - 9:30am
Michael McGrath, MD
- Opening Remarks

9:30am - 10:30am
"Behavioral Evidence & Criminal Profiling: An Introduction"
- Brent E. Turvey, MS; Forensic Solutions

10:30am - 10:45am

10:45am - 11:15am
"Criminal Profiling & the Scientific Method: The Principles of Behavioral Evidence Analysis"
- Brent E. Turvey, MS; Forensic Solutions

11:15am - 12:00pm
"Behavioral Evidence: Legal Issues"
- Craig Cooley, JD, Asst. Federal Defender, Capital Habeus Unit, Las Vegas, NV

12:00pm - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 2:45pm
"Criminal Profiling: Methods & Content"
 Wayne A. Petherick, PhD.; Criminology Dept., Bond University

2:45pm - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
"Infant Death Investigations: An Introduction"
- Ronald J. Miller, MS; Behavioral Forensics & Investigations

4:00pm - 5:00pm
"Victimology: Child Sexual Homicide"
- Brent E. Turvey, MS; Forensic Solutions


Sunday, August 12th

9:00am - 10:30am
"Threshold Assessment: An Australian Homicide"
 - Wayne A. Petherick, PhD.; Criminology Dept., Bond University

10:30am - 10:45am

10:45am - 12:00pm
Discussion: "Profilers & The Media: Roles and Responsibilities"
Moderators: Michael McGrath, MD, Wayne A. Petherick, PhD. & Brent E. Turvey, MS

12:00pm - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 2:30pm
"Criminal Profiling: A Teaching Model"
- Stan Crowder, PhD, Dept. of Sociology & Criminal Justice, Kennesaw State University

2:30pm - 2:45pm

2:30pm - 3:15pm
“Comparison of Victim Statements to Crime Scene Evidence”
- Michael McGrath, MD

3:15pm - 4:15pm
"Family Murder: A Case Study"
- Brent E. Turvey, MS; Forensic Solutions

4:15pm - 5:00pm
Profiling General Knowledge Exam

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The ABP Meeting is sponsored this year by Forensic Solutions LLC.
Last update: 06/16/07 - check back regularly.