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Into the minds of madmen : how the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit revolutionized crime investigation / Don DeNevi and John H. Campbell ; foreword by John E. Otto ; preface by Stephen Band.

By: DeNevi, Don, 1937-.
Contributor(s): Campbell, John H. (John Henry).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2004Description: 438 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1591021359; 9781591021353.Subject(s): FBI Academy. Behavioral Science Unit -- History | Criminal profilers -- United States | Criminal behavior, Prediction of -- United States | Criminal investigation -- Psychological aspects | Murder -- Investigation -- United States -- Case studiesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Into the minds of madmen.DDC classification: 363.25/8 LOC classification: HV6080 | .D46 2004
Contents:
Mindset of a murderer -- The predecessors -- Supersleuths or crazy caballeros? -- Pioneering criminal profiling -- The nine -- "Sir, we don't have spit." -- Spawning a nationwide system to track serial killers -- "VICAP? Why, we're the farthest planet out there!" -- The art and science of profiling -- "Helping hands" -- Replacing an icon -- Rider's reign -- The present and the future -- Appendix : Historical evolution: the Behavioral Science Unit today.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-413) and index.

Mindset of a murderer -- The predecessors -- Supersleuths or crazy caballeros? -- Pioneering criminal profiling -- The nine -- "Sir, we don't have spit." -- Spawning a nationwide system to track serial killers -- "VICAP? Why, we're the farthest planet out there!" -- The art and science of profiling -- "Helping hands" -- Replacing an icon -- Rider's reign -- The present and the future -- Appendix : Historical evolution: the Behavioral Science Unit today.

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Don DeNevi is the author, or coauthor, of thirty-two books. Having previously taught in the criminal justice department of San Francisco State University, he now teaches and counsels the condemned on San Quentin's death row <br> John H. Campbell, Ph.D., is a professor in the criminal justice department at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota and the former unit chief of the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit

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