Mapping Murder

Mapping Murder : The Secrets of Geographical Profiling

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From first-hand experience of applying his techniques, Canter tells a number of engrossing stories of serious crimes and their detection. He expands on his theories of criminal types, getting deep into the twisted logic of the 'marauders and commuters' - whose confused and lazy attempts to satisfy their brutal desires led to their capture. An in-depth study is also made of those like Fred and Rose West, Marc Dutroux and Dennis Nielsen - who construct 'spiders' webs' and 'black holes', to lure then destroy their victims. Mapping Murder lifts the lid on geographical profiling, explaining how this new approach to solving crimes is changing both the way police work and our understanding of the criminal mind.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 260 pages
  • 108 x 178mm
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • maps
  • 0753509261
  • 9780753509265

About David V. Canter

David Canter is Professor of Psychology at the University of Liverpool, where he is Director of the Centre for Investigative Psychology. He is best known as the first British 'offender profiler' and it is said the TV series Cracker was based on his work. His book Criminal Shadows won the Golden Dagger award and the US Antony Award for crime non-fiction in 1995 and has sold over 50,000 copies worldwide. He has written for all the UK broadsheet newspapers and is often drawn upon as the expert voice of psychological profiling for numerous television documentaries.show more

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