Serial Crime Book

Serial Crime

  • Author : Wayne Petherick
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2009-06-13
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN 10 : 0080961754

Serial Crime Excerpt :

Serial Crime, Second Edition, examines serial predatory behavior and is divided into two main parts. Part one deals with behavioral profiling, and covers a variety of critical issues from the history of profiling and the theoretical schools of thought to its treatment in the mainstream media. This updated edition includes new sections on the problems of induction, metacognition in criminal profiling, and investigative relevance. Part two deals more specifically with a number of types of serial crime including stalking, rape, murder, and arson. Chapters on each of these crimes provide definitions and thresholds, and discussions of the offenders, the crime, and its dynamics. Considerations for behavioral profiling and investigations and the development of new paradigms in each area are interwoven throughout. Topics are conceptually and practically related since profiling has typically seen most application in serial crimes and similar investigations. The unique presentation of the book successfully connects the concepts and creates links to criminal behavior across crimes—murder, sexual assault, and arson—something no other title does. The connection of serial behavior to profiling, the most useful tool in discovering behavior patterns, is also new to the body of literature available and serves to examine the ideal manner in which profiling can be used in conjunction with behavioral science to positively affect criminal investigations. * Provides a theoretical and practical foundation for understanding the motivation and dynamics in a range of serial offenses * Illustrates the promise, purposes and pitfalls of behavioral profiling in the investigation of various serial crimes * Numerous case examples show the real world uses of behavioral profiling in investigations, as well as highlighting a variety of issues in understanding and investigating serial crime

Mindhunter Book
Score: 3.5
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  • Author : John E. Douglas
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-10-24
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501191961

Mindhunter Excerpt :

Includes material on "the Trailside Killer in San Francisco, the Atlanta child murderer, the Tylenol poisoner, the man who hunted prostitutes for sport in the woods of Alaska, and Seattle's Green River killer ..."

Serial Killers True Crime Anthology 2014 Vol  I Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Serial Killers True Crime Anthology 2014 Vol I

  • Author : RJ Parker
  • Release Date : 2013-12-15
  • Genre: True Crime
  • Pages : 277
  • ISBN 10 : 9781494325893

Serial Killers True Crime Anthology 2014 Vol I Excerpt :

Some of the serial killers chosen for this first annual Serial Killers True Crime Anthology you might have heard of and we present their tales in new ways. Others have not graced every newspaper, tabloid or television screen and represent tales of true crime horror told in detail for the first time in these pages. Five of true crime's most prolific authors have come together in these pages to present their most compelling cases of serial homicide, famous and not so famous. WARNING: This book contains graphic forensic crime scene photos and statements that some may find disturbing. "The lambs may have stopped screaming, but Hannibal Lecter has nothing on the very 'real' monsters presented here." Serial killers; they cross the bounds of evil. They murder at random without logic or reason other than the one twisting in their sick and evil minds. They are diabolical vile creatures devoid of morality or pity. You will meet a chosen few of them in these pages. We will see that serial killers are roaming among us all, from small towns to big cities. They are not limited to a particular place, gene pool, culture, social class or religion. They are not restricted to any particular demographic, political propensity and they can be of any gender. "To cover such vast territory of the criminal mind is a credit to the dedication a small group of determined authors who possess a passion in true crime and it is evident in the pages of Serial Killers True Crime Anthology 2014, a book you will embrace and come back to repeatedly, I will. I am excitedly anticipating volume two next year."- ★★★★★ John Douglas, FBI Profiler bestseller author of Mind Hunter

Legends  Monsters  or Serial Murderers  The Real Story Behind an Ancient Crime Book

Legends Monsters or Serial Murderers The Real Story Behind an Ancient Crime

  • Author : Dirk C. Gibson
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2012-02-14
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN 10 : 9780313397592

Legends Monsters or Serial Murderers The Real Story Behind an Ancient Crime Excerpt :

Covering figures ranging from Catherine Monvoisin to Vlad the Impaler, and describing murders committed in ancient aristocracies to those attributed to vampires, witches, and werewolves, this book documents the historic reality of serial murder.

Serial Murder Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Serial Murder

  • Author : Ronald M. Holmes
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2009-07-21
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 289
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412974424

Serial Murder Excerpt :

Provides a solid review of the subject, with an accessible, incisive presentation, including photos and features unique to this edition.

International Perspectives on Crime and Justice Book

International Perspectives on Crime and Justice

  • Author : K. Jaishankar
  • Publisher : K. Jaishankar
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 759
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443801980

International Perspectives on Crime and Justice Excerpt :

In a world of growing interdependence, crimes are no longer confined by national boundaries. In this context, the necessity to understand criminological developments across the globe becomes imperative. This book aims to offer cross-cultural perspectives of different criminological issues and criminal justice systems operating worldwide. This book emphasizes the collective understanding of criminological problems from an international perspective. This book is a quintessence of contemporary criminological developments, with a global outlook. The book is an edited volume of articles collected from criminologists all over the world. It is a peer reviewed collection. The chapters focuses on various criminological issues such as Bullying, Child abuse, Corrections (Institutional and Community), Cyber crimes, Corporate crime, Corruption, Costs of crime, Crime Analysis, Crime prevention, Crime Mapping and GIS, Criminal justice systems, Environmental crime, Ethnic/communal/caste conflicts, Family violence, Fear of crime, High tech crimes, Homicide, Human trafficking, Juvenile Delinquency, Organized crime, Offenders including women offenders, Policing, Prisons, Public attitudes, Restorative justice, Sexual assault, Stalking, Theories of crime, Transnational crime, Victimology, Violence, White collar crime, and Workplace violence. The book aims to provide theoretical frameworks and pragmatic discussions on Criminology and Criminal Justice. It is intended for Academics, Criminal Justice professionals, and Graduate Students who want to improve their understanding of the issues and challenges that arise when issues related to criminology and criminal justice cross national boundaries. Also, practitioners and academics of allied fields like sociology, psychology, geography, political science, public administration and forensic sciences whose research interests include either crime/criminal justice system/Victim or crime analysis will find this book useful. â oeThe comprehensive

Serial Killing for Profit  Multiple Murder for Money Book

Serial Killing for Profit Multiple Murder for Money

  • Author : Dirk C. Gibson
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2009-11-19
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 274
  • ISBN 10 : 9780313378911

Serial Killing for Profit Multiple Murder for Money Excerpt :

This the first book to focus specifically on serial killers motivated by monetary gain. • Profiles 12 cases of serial murder motivated by profit • Provides ten tables of data that collectively describe salient dimensions of the sample of murderers examined in the book, and quantify their commercial motivation • Includes a selective bibliography of the resources used by the author to write the book • Offers a comprehensive index covering all aspects of the murderers, their crimes, and the profit motive behind them

Crime and Criminality Book

Crime and Criminality

  • Author : Sandie Taylor
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-12-22
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 800
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317497578

Crime and Criminality Excerpt :

The question of ‘why’ and ‘how’ certain individuals are drawn towards behaving in a way that contravenes the ‘Law of the Land’ is not an easy one to address. Researchers from various different fields have nevertheless attempted to develop theoretical explanations for the existence of different types of crime and why some individuals commit such acts. Crime and Criminality draws on criminology, sociology, psychology and neuroscience to offer a balanced perspective of crime, the criminal and criminality. Coverage includes: a comprehensive discussion of theoretical approaches to criminal behaviour, including biological, social and ‘rational choice’ approaches; an analysis of legal and social definitions of crime and how these definitions influence the way specific behaviours are labelled as criminal; an examination of different types of crime and criminals, from delinquents to ‘psychopaths’ and sex offenders; an exploration of different ways in which crime is predicted, including risk assessment and offender profiling and an overview of investigative techniques. Addressing a broad range of topics and offering a synthesis of competing theoretical explanations of criminality, this book is essential reading for students taking courses in criminology, criminal psychology, criminal behaviour, forensic psychology and psychological criminology.

Criminal Profiling Book

Criminal Profiling

  • Author : Brent E. Turvey
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2022-10
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 920
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128155837

Criminal Profiling Excerpt :

Criminal Profiling: An Introduction to Behavioral Evidence Analysis, Fifth Edition, maintains the same core foundation that made previous editions best sellers in the professional and academic community worldwide. Written for practicing behavioral analysts and aspiring students alike, this work emphasizes an honest understanding of crime and criminals. Newly updated, mechanisms for the examination and classification of both victim and offender behavior have been improved. In addition to refined approaches toward international perspectives, chapters on psychological autopsies, scene investigation reconstruction, court issues and racial profiling have also been added. Outlines the scientific principles and practice standards of BEA-oriented criminal profiling, with an emphasis on applying theory to real cases Contains contributions from law enforcement, academia, mental health fields, and forensic science communities Includes a complete glossary of terms, along with an instructor website and student companion site

Crime Types and Criminals Book

Crime Types and Criminals

  • Author : Frank E. Hagan
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2009-01-21
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 481
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412964791

Crime Types and Criminals Excerpt :

A good introduction to crime types and criminology to provide students with a grounding to the start of their studies.

Serial Killers Book

Serial Killers

  • Author : Francesca Biagi-Chai
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-03-01
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136645396

Serial Killers Excerpt :

Francesca Biagi-Chai’s book - a translation from the French of Le Cas Landru - tackles the issue of criminal responsibility in the case of serial killers, and other 'mad' people who are nonetheless deemed to be answerable before the law. The author, a Lacanian psychoanalyst and senior psychiatrist in France, with extensive experience working in institutional settings, analyses the logic informing the crimes of famous serial killers. Addressing the Landru case (which was the inspiration for Chaplin's Monsieur Verdoux), as well as those of Pierre Rivière and Donato Bilancia, Biagi-Chai casts light on the confusion that pervades forensic psychiatry and criminal law as to the distinction between mental illness and ‘madness’. She then elaborates the consequences of her argument in a sustained critique of the insanity defence. The book includes a Foreword by the renowned psychoanalyst, Jacques-Alain Miller, and an introduction by the translators on the question of insanity before the law in the US and in the UK, which considers the pertinence of Biagi-Chai’s argument for forensic psychiatry, for criminal law, and for the increasing contemporary focus on the assessment of dangerousness and risk-management strategies in crime control practices.

The True Crime Activity Book For Adults Book

The True Crime Activity Book For Adults

  • Author : Olivia Lanae
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-01-26
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 124
  • ISBN 10 : 9798604865460

The True Crime Activity Book For Adults Excerpt :

Are you a Murderino? Do you enjoy listening to podcasts such as My Favorite Murder, Serial, or Criminal? Have you watched every Investigation Discovery show and true crime documentary? If this is you or someone you know, you will love The True Crime Activity Book For Adults. This activity book was made by a true crime lover for true crime lovers! Test your serial killer knowledge, complete puzzles, discover new podcasts, books, & documentaries, write out your unsolved theories, plus color in some of your favorite quotes. Activities Include: Find Out The Name of Your Cult True Crime Road Trip Boy Scout or Nah? Unsolved Theories True Crime & Chill Coloring Page Serial Killer Quotes Word Searches True Crime To-Do List Big List of True Crime Podcasts Name That Law And So Much More! The PERFECT gift for the true-crime obsessed in your life, especially for fans of the My Favorite Murder podcast. 8.5" x 11" and has 123 Pages



  • Author : Brian Berry
  • Publisher : Kolme Korkeudet Oy
  • Release Date : 2021-02-17
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 50
  • ISBN 10 : 1801010323


Satisfy your morbid curiosities with the third volume of this Amazon best-selling coloring book series. Containing 20+ unnerving and sinister serial killer portraits, this deeply ominous coloring book will take you on journey into the dark and twisted minds of some of the world's most infamous serial killers. Brimming with detail and specially crafted to spark your creativity and morbid imagination, the Bloody Alphabet Collection Volume III combines two dozen one-of-a-kind illustrations for your coloring enjoyment. Featuring a full portrait, the kill count, and the name of every serial killer, you'll also find illustrations packed withspine-chilling symbolism involving their favorite weapons of choice. If you've always been fascinated by serial killers and true crime, or if you want to find a thoughtful and creative gift idea for a friend, co-worker, relative or family member, then this creepy coloring book is for you. Inside, you'll find the portraits of: - Larry Eyler - "Fritz" Harrmann - Albert DeSlavo - Elizabeth Bathory - Pedro Filho Rodrigues - Gerald and Charlene Gallego - Miyuki Ishikawa - Patrick Wayne Kearney - And Many More... From murderous medical staff to ferocious fishermen and even a serial killer from the Middle Ages, this unique and ingenious book brings you dozens of illustrations from lesser-known - but no less deadly - serial killers. So dive into this cruel and twisted world and let your inner artist run wild... Ready to bring these illustrations to life? Then grab your copy now.

The Serial Killer Books Book

The Serial Killer Books

  • Author : Jack Rosewood
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-05-02
  • Genre: Serial murderers
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : 1546511814

The Serial Killer Books Excerpt :

True crime anthology that takes a closer look at some of the worst of the worst serial killers.

Practical Aspects of Rape Investigation Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Practical Aspects of Rape Investigation

  • Author : Robert R. Hazelwood
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2008-06-25
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 594
  • ISBN 10 : 9781420065053

Practical Aspects of Rape Investigation Excerpt :

U.S. Justice Department statistics indicate that only 26 percent of all rapes or attempted rapes are reported to law enforcement officials, and only slightly more than half of these result in the arrest of a suspect. Part of the problem lies in the public’s lack of faith in the criminal justice system’s ability to effectively deal with rape, victims, and the offenders. Practical Aspects of Rape Investigation: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Fourth Edition presents several new research findings and forensic techniques which enable agencies to overcome past impediments to successful intervention and prosecution. This revision of the perennial bestseller adds several new chapters and expertly advances the state of knowledge for police, health professionals, rape crisis staffs, and other criminal justice professionals. The book begins with a focus on the victim and reviews contemporary issues in the field of sexual violence, discusses the impact of sexual assault on the victim, and outlines victim care services. Then, from an investigative perspective, the book examines the relevance of fantasy, impulsive and ritualistic behavior, the personality of the offender, victim and offender interviews, geographic profiling, false allegations, and false confessions. A discussion of forensics and the court includes topics on collection of evidence, medical examinations and treatment, and trial preparation issues. Lastly, the book examines special populations with sections on pedophiles, female and juvenile offenders, drug-facilitated rape, sexual sadism, abuse of the elderly, and the timely topic of educator misconduct. This work was compiled by former FBI Agent Robert R. “Roy” Hazelwood and Ann Wolbert Burgess, Professor of Psychiatric Nursing at Boston College. The comprehensive text they have assembled is the definitive resource for those who must contend with the crimes of rape and other sexual assaults.