Profilers: Leading Investigators Take You Inside the Criminal Mind

Profilers: Leading Investigators Take You Inside the Criminal Mind

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by John H. Campbell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1591022665

ISBN-13: 9781591022664

Pub. Date: 10/25/2004

Publisher: Prometheus Books

In this compilation of expert articles internationally recognized homicide investigators, most of them pioneers in developing the science and the art of profiling, share their insights gained from years of experience tracking the perpetrators of some of the most notorious crimes.

Among the subjects discussed are: dealing with hostage

Overview

In this compilation of expert articles internationally recognized homicide investigators, most of them pioneers in developing the science and the art of profiling, share their insights gained from years of experience tracking the perpetrators of some of the most notorious crimes.

Among the subjects discussed are: dealing with hostage situations, child abduction and murder in the David Meirhofer case, interviewing Jeffrey Dahmer, autoerotic murder, the challenges of creating psychological profiles, the use of forensic linguistics to track the Unabomber, assaultative eye injury ("enucleation"), and geographic profiling.

A must for readers of true crime, forensic investigations, and murder mysteries, this unique collection of revealing articles offers a chilling and unparalleled glimpse into the workings of the criminal mind.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591022664
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Publication date:
10/25/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1
Sales rank:
502,616
Product dimensions:
5.65(w) x 8.41(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction9
Part 1The Original Behavioral Science Articles on Criminal Profiling
Chapter 1.Criminal Profiling from Crime Scene Analysis13
Chapter 2.Offender Profiles: A Multidisciplinary Approach35
Chapter 3.Sexual Homicide: A Motivational Model41
Chapter 4.Murderers Who Rape and Mutilate61
Chapter 5.The Men Who Murdered73
Chapter 6.The Split Reality of Murder83
Chapter 7.Classifying Sexual Homicide Crime Scenes: Interrater Reliability91
Chapter 8.Crime Scene and Profile Characteristics of Organized and Disorganized Murderers99
Chapter 9.Interviewing Techniques for Homicide Investigations109
Chapter 10.Crime Problems: The Lust Murderer115
Chapter 11.Rape and Rape-Murder: One Offender and Twelve Victims123
Part 2Contemporary Articles on Criminal Profiling
Chapter 12.How to Interview a Cannibal135
Chapter 13.Sexual Fatalities179
Chapter 14.Using a Forensic Linguistic Approach to Track the Unabomber193
Chapter 15.Criminal Profiling: The FBI Uses Criminal Investigative Analysis to Solve Crimes223
Chapter 16.Assaultive Eye Injury and Enucleation229
Chapter 17.A Multidisciplinary Approach to Solving Cold Cases243
Chapter 18.Sexual Homicide of Elderly Women267
Chapter 19.Geographic Profiling Update291
Chapter 20.Nonfamily Child Abductors Who Murder Their Victims: Offender Demographics from Interviews with Incarcerated Offenders313
Chapter 21.Lethal Predators: Psychopathic, Sadistic, and Sane335
Chapter 22.Fire, Filicide, and Finding Felons363

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Profilers: Leading Investigators Take You Inside the Criminal Mind 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous 17 days ago
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Tahunie More than 1 year ago
Very interesting insite.
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