Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

The Devil's Trail


Bivens, Dim. "Chikatilo Statue Causes Stir,". Retrieved 4/6/03

Cannibal: The Real Hannibal Lecters. HBO, February 2003.

Conti, Richard P. "The Psychology of False Confessions," The Journal of Credibility Assessment and Witness Psychology. 1999, vol. 2, No. 1, 14-36.

Citizen X, HBO Home Video, 2000. (This movie contains many adjustments for plot, as well as factual errors, but has some good moments.)

Cullen, Robert. The Killer Department: Detective Viktor Burakov's Eight-Year Hunt for the Most Savage Serial Killer in Russian History. New York: Pantheon Books, 1993.

Krivich, Mikhail and Ol'gert Ol'gin. Comrade Chikatilo: The Psychopathology of Russia's Notorious Serial Killer. Fort Lee, NJ: Barricade Books, 1993.

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

Martingale, Moira. Cannibal Killers: The History of Impossible Murders. New York: Carroll & Graf, 1993.

Matthews, Owen. "A Crime-fighting MD and the Twisted Citizens of the Capital of Serial Crime: City of the Dead," Newsweek. Jan. 25, 1999.

Ofshe, Richard. "The Consequences of False Confessions".

Robinson, Bruce. "False Confessions by Adults," 3/26/02.

Schlesinger, Louis B. "Serial Homicide: Sadism, Fantasy, and a Compulsion to Kill," in Serial Offenders: Current Thought, Recent Findings. L. B. Schlesinger, editor. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2000.  

Wrightsman, Lawrence. "Police Interrogations and Confessions," Forensic Psychology. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2001.


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