By John E. Douglas, Mark Olshaker
From mythical FBI profiler John Douglas and Mark Olshaker — authors of the nonfiction overseas bestsellers Mindhunter, trip into Darkness, and Obsession — comes an unheard of, insightful examine the basis of all crime.
each crime is a secret tale with a intent at its center. With the bright perception he dropped at his popular paintings contained in the FBI's elite serial-crime unit, John Douglas items jointly explanations at the back of violent sociopathic habit. He not just takes us into the darkest recesses of the minds of arsonists, hijackers, bombers, poisoners, assassins, serial killers, and mass murderers, but additionally the likely usual those that by surprise kill their households or move on a rampage within the office.
Douglas identifies the delinquent character, displaying incredible similarities and transformations between a variety of different types of lethal offenders. He additionally tracks the revolutionary escalation of these criminals' sociopathic habit. His research of such diversified killers as Lee Harvey Oswald, Theodore Kaczynski, and Timothy McVeigh is gripping, yet extra importantly, is helping us how one can count on strength violent habit earlier than it's too overdue.
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More than 18,500,000 households were victimized by burglary, larcency, or automobile theft; 3. There were over 5 million victims of assault, 1 and 178,000 persons were the victims of attempted or completed rapes. Page 2 4. In 1979, the total cost to Americans of residential burglary (including property destruction, the loss of money and valuables, and rehabilitation costs) was estimated at $3 billion. Larceny was estimated to cost Americans $2 billion per year and arson destroyed over $1 billion worth of property per year.
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