Book ‘A Killer by Design’ by Ann Wolbert Burgess

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Murderers, Mindhunters, and My Quest to Decipher the Criminal Mind
A vivid behind-the-scenes look into the creation of the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit and the evolution of criminal profiling, written by the pioneering forensic nurse who transformed the way the FBI studies, profiles, and catches serial killers. Lurking beneath the progressive activism and sex positivity in the 1970-80s, a dark undercurrent of violence rippled across the American landscape. With reported cases of sexual assault and homicide on the rise, the FBI created a specialized team—the “Mindhunters” better known as the Behavioral Science Unit—to track down the country's most dangerous criminals. And yet narrowing down a seemingly infinite list of potential suspects seemed daunting at best and impossible...
Language: English  Publisher: Hachette Books (December 7, 2021)  Pages: ‎978-0306924866  ISBN-13:  978-0306924866  Dimensions:‎ 6.25 x 1.15 x 9.25 inches

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