Major Robert J. Girod, Sr., USA earned a Doctor of
Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Criminology and Public Administration from The Union Institute and University and a post-doctoral certificate
in Leadership from Harvard University. Dr. Robert Girod is a supervisor in the Detective Bureau with the Fort Wayne Police
Department (Indiana), a member of the FBI’s Federal Bank Robbery Task Force and a part-time “special deputy”
for the U.S. Marshal’s Service.
Dr. Robert J. Girod has served as a Major in the U.S.
Army Reserve and the Indiana Guard Reserve. He is an adjunct professor and associate faculty member at seven universities.
Dr. Robert J. Girod is the author of Profiling The Criminal Mind: Behavioral Science and Criminal Investigative
Analysis and Infamous Murders and Mysteries: Cold Cases Files and Who-Done-Its.
According to the book description, “Profiling
the Criminal Mind is, as the subtitle indicates, is a text and reference on behavioral science and criminal
investigative analysis for investigators, forensic scientists, prosecutors, behavioral scientists, and academics. This compilation
combines crime scene forensics and experience with behavioral science to get into the criminal's mind and interpret crime
A practical guide to applied criminology, the author
brings together his years of experience as a detective/investigator and professor of criminology and criminal justice to outline
an inter-disciplinary approach to analyzing crime scenes and crime scene behavior. Multi-discipline sleuths and researchers
into the criminal mind will find this combined approach to analysis a valuable strategic approach to the study of violent