In this fictional vel, Detective Brown is cast as the protagonist whose approach toward justice is cast in his crime control model. Detective Brown finds himself in conflict with lawyers whose model of due process interferes with his attempt to incarcerate the criminal element of New York. In his work, Detective Brown encounters Emerald Lee, a terrorist who is wounded at the scene of his latest crime. Emerald Lee is incarcerated but later sent to the Bingham Neurosurgical Centre to remove a blood clot suffered from a bullet wound during his arrest. In preparation for his surgery, Emerald Lee encounters medical specialists who evaluate him. Unkwn to Lee, natechlogy is used during the surgical procedure to remove his homicidal aggressive behaviour. This fictional vel reflects on the early pioneering research of neurosurgical specialists who utilized electrode implantation to thwart aggressive behaviour. In this vel, nawiring is explored as the technique of controlling aggressive psychopaths.
Paul M. Valliant has been involved in the field of Forensic Psychology since 1981. His clinical work has led to his involvement in psychological evaluation of criminal offenders. He has used his knowledge to create a fictional story of the characters observed in this field of study. Particulars of his work can be examined at his website. (www.paulvalliant.ca)