Everyone is always asking ‘Why are these mass killings increasing?’ ” says crim­i­nol­o­gist James Alan Fox, pro­fessor of crim­i­nology at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity. “They are not.”

The per­cep­tion of a dra­matic increase is under­stand­able given the atten­tion killings receive, says Fox, pro­fessor of crim­i­nology at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity and co-​​author of Extreme Killing: Under­standing Serial and Mass Murder.

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