Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Criminal Profiling: Part 1 History and Method


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Citizen X, HBO Home Video, 2000.

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DeNevi, Don and John H. Campbell. Into the Minds of madmen: How the FBI Behavioral Science Unit Revolutionized Crime Investigation. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2004.

Douglas, John, and Mark Olshaker. Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime  Unit. NY: Scribner, 1995.

            --Journey into Darkness. New York: Scriber, 1997.

            --Anatomy of Motive. New York: Scriber, 1999.

            --The Cases that Haunt Us, New York: Scriber, 2000.

Douglas, John, Ann W. Burgess, Allen G. Burgess, and Robert K. Ressler. Crime  Classification Manual. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 1992.

Douglas, John E. and Corinne Munn. Modus Operandi and the Signature Aspects of Violent Crime, Crime Classification Manual, New York: Lexington Books, 1992.

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Holmes, Ronald, and D. Kim Rossmo, "Geography, Profiling, and Predatory Criminals," in R. Holmes & S. Holmes, Profiling Violent Crimes. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1996.

Innes, Brian. Profile of a Criminal Mind. Pleasantville, NY: Readers Digest Press, 2003.

James, Stuart H. and Jon J. Nordby, Forensic Science: An Introduction to Scientific and  Investigative Techniques. Boca Raton: FL: CRC Press, 2003.

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              ---The Psychology of Serial Killer Investigations. With William J. Birnes. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 2003.

Lourie, Richard. Hunting the Devil: The Pursuit, Capture and Confession of the Most Savage Serial Killer in History. New York: HarperCollins, 1993.

McCrary, Gregg, with Katherine Ramsland. The Unknown Darkness: Profiling the  Predators Among Us. NY: Morrow, 2003.

             --Are Criminal profiles a reliable way to find serial killers? Congressional Quarterly, Oct 31, 2003.

Michaud, Stephen G. and Roy Hazelwood, The Evil that Men Do. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1998.

              ---Dark Dreams. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2001.

Nordby, Jon. Dead Reckoning: The Art of Forensic Detection. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2000.

Ressler, Robert. K. I have Lived in the Monster. New York: St. Martins Press, 1997.

            ---Whoever Fights Monsters. New York: St. Martins Press, 1992.

Rossmo, D. K. "Geographic Profiling," in Offender Profiling: Theory, Practice and  Research, edited by Janet L. Jackson and Debra Bekerian. New York: Wiley, 1999.

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Sellin, Lawrence, Outside View: FBI Behind the Anthrax Curve, Insight on the News, March 15, 2004.

Vorpagel, Russell. Profiles in Murder. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Perseus, 1998.

Wilson, Duff. Profiler Cant Recall why he said Letter Wasnt from Green River Killer, Nov. 26, 2003.

Winerman, Lea. Criminal Profiling: The Reality Behind the Myth. APA Publication, 2004.

Personal interviews by the author with John Douglas, Robert K. Ressler, Roy Hazelwood, and Gregg Mccrary.