Profilers: Leading Investigators Take You Inside the Criminal Mind

Profilers: Leading Investigators Take You Inside the Criminal Mind

by John H. Campbell
     
 

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

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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:
529,351
Product dimensions:
5.65(w) x 8.41(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Criminal profiling from crime scene analysis13
Ch. 2Offender profiles : a multidisciplinary approach35
Ch. 3Sexual homicide : a motivational model41
Ch. 4Murderers who rape and mutilate61
Ch. 5The men who murdered73
Ch. 6The split reality of murder83
Ch. 7Classifying sexual homicide crime scenes : interrater reliability91
Ch. 8Crime scene and profile characteristics of organized and disorganized murderers99
Ch. 9Interviewing techniques for homicide investigations109
Ch. 10Crime problems : the lust murderer115
Ch. 11Rape and rape-murder : one offender and twelve victims123
Ch. 12How to interview a cannibal135
Ch. 13Sexual fatalities179
Ch. 14Using a forensic linguistic approach to track the Unabomber193
Ch. 15Criminal profiling : the FBI uses criminal investigative analysis to solve crimes223
Ch. 16Assaultive eye injury and enucleation229
Ch. 17A multidisciplinary approach to solving cold cases243
Ch. 18Sexual homicide of elderly women267
Ch. 19Geographic profiling update291
Ch. 20Nonfamily child abductors who murder their victims : offender demographics from interviews with incarcerated offenders313
Ch. 21Lethal predators : psychopathic, sadistic, and sane335
Ch. 22Fire, filicide, and finding felons363

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