Hunting Serial Predators
|Author||Grover Maurice Godwin|
|Publisher||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Release Date||27 November 2021|
|Rating||4/5 from 21 reviews|
Written by a leading expert on the subject, the Second Edition of Hunting Serial Predators describes the empirical process used to analyze serial murderers' crime scene actions, making it possible to form logical decisions about how to detect and apprehend serial killers. In this new edition, Dr. Maurice Godwin provides the reader with a model of the crime scene actions of American serial murderers based on information available to a police inquiry. This text also gives an overview of the related scientific knowledge, introduces a new method to classify the serial predator, and provides accounts of the process and difficulties of profiling the serial murderer. By presenting a classification model of serial murderers and their crime scene behaviors based on empirical and repeatable studies, this book makes significant advances in the areas of police investigations, etiology, and treatment possible.