What makes a person not only murder, but kill aga in and again? What makes a serial killer? In this official government FBI book, Unit Two created a guide for FBI investigators to assist in their hunts for serial killers; including causes, forensics, modus operandi, psychology, and by example, some of the more famous serial killers in history.
Every day law enforcement officers across America are called to respond to murders. Each homicide case is tragic, but there are few cases more heartrending and more difficult to understand than serial murder. For years, law enforcement investigators, academics, mental health experts, and the media have studied serial murderers. These diverse groups have long attempted to understand the complex issues related to serial killer investigations.
This book presents the findings and collective wisdom of multidisciplinary experts, who brought their individual experiences and insights to the same table. Everyone has heard of serial killers, there are plenty of films, book and media news about them, but this official FBI book lets you acknowledge the 'science' behind their thinking, and how the FBI go about tracking them down.