Serial Murder: Future Implications for Police Investigations

Serial Murder: Future Implications for Police Investigations

by Robert D. Keppel

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ISBN-13: 9780932930842
Publisher: Anderson Publishing Company OH
Publication date: 12/28/1988
Pages: 101

Table of Contents

Introduction7
Case Study 1Larry Eyler
Facts15
Issues on Appeal19
Appellate Court's Conclusion and Reasoning19
Notes21
Case Study 2Wayne B. Williams
Facts25
Issues on Appeal28
Supreme Court's Conclusion and Reasoning29
Notes33
Case Study 3John Gacy
Facts37
Issues on Appeal39
Supreme Court's Conclusion and Reasoning39
Notes42
Case Study 4Juan Corona
Facts47
Issues on Appeal52
Supreme Court's Conclusion and Reasoning53
Notes54
Case Study 5Theodore Bundy
Facts60
Issues on Appeal64
Supreme Court's Conclusion and Reasoning65
Notes68
Implications for Police Investigations
Task Force Organization71
Murders of Opportunity72
Living Witnesses74
Mobile Killers75
Apprehension77
Physical Evidence Considerations79
Interviewing Considerations80
Notes81
Conclusion
Part IOutline of Procedure for Investigators83
Investigative Technique83
Initial Report83
Interviewing Techniques84
Crime Scene Investigation84
Scientific Analysis of Physical Evidence85
Search and Seizure85
Advice on Constitutional Rights85
Investigation of Suspects86
Preparation for Trial86
Testimony at Trial86
Part IILegal Issues Raised on Appeal87
Police Conduct in Interviewing Witnesses88
Recommendations89
The Initial Confrontation of the Suspect by Police90
Recommendations91
The Search of the Suspect's Property92
Recommendations93
Summary93
Appendix
Comparative Profiles of Homicide; Attributed to Wayne Williams95

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Dr./Homicide Detective Bob Keppel is THE authority on serial murder. After all he IS the man that caught Ted Bundy. I've owned this manual for quite some time, and have read it at least 5 times. As a forensic criminology college student, I find it invaluable. Keppel cleverly divides the manual into 2 parts : a)in-depth case studies b)police procedure and more in homicide investigations. The study is short, attention keeping, and SIMPLE! He makes the read so intense and to the point, that you're longing for more once the manual is finished. This book made me go out and purchase more alike books--now totaling 20+. I have, and always have had the UTMOST respect and admiration for Keppel. His books and manuals are the best true crime/forensics books money can buy. This one in particular--an imperitive read for anyone longing for knowledge on the subject.