This book taps the author's wealth of kwledge regarding the criminal mind and offers lessons for law enforcement including how killers think, as well as the conditions under which murders typically occur. It is hoped that these lessons will lead to more effective ways to thwart such crimes in the future. This chilling glimpse into the minds of some of the worst criminals makes a valuable contribution to crimilogy and is a must-read for both true-crime buffs and law enforcement professionals.
Jack Levin, PhD (Boston, MA), is the Brudnick Professor of Sociology and Criminology at Northeastern University, as well as the director of the Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict. He is the author of many critically acclaimed books on criminology, including Why We Hate (with Gordana Rabrenovic), Overkill (with James Alan Fox), Hate Crimes Revisited (with J. McDevitt), and The Violence of Hate, and is frequently quoted in the national media. He often appears on national television, including Today, Oprah, The O'Reilly Factor, Larry King Live, 20/20, 48 Hours, Dateline NBC, and many other programs.