By John E. Douglas, Robert K. Ressler
Who're the lads committing the emerging variety of serial homicides within the U.S. -- and why do they kill? the rise in those violent crimes during the last decade has created an pressing want for extra and higher information regarding those males: their crime scene styles, violent acts, and particularly, their motivations for committing those stunning and repetitive murders.
This authoritative e-book represents the knowledge, findings, and implications of a long term F.B.I.-sponsored examine of serial intercourse killers. particularly educated F.B.I. brokers tested thirty-six convicted, incarcerated sexual murderers to construct a precious new financial institution of knowledge which unearths the area of the serial sexual killer in either quantitative and qualitative aspect. information used to be bought from respectable psychiatric and felony documents, courtroom transcripts, and legal experiences, in addition to from vast interviews with the offenders themselves.
Featured during this publication is certain details at the F.B.I.'s lately constructed Violent legal Apprehension software (VICAP) and a pattern of an exact VICAP Crime research document shape.