The psychology of a serial killer

Enzo Yaksic, who runs North­eastern University’s Murder Account­ability Project and has built a data­base on serial killers for use by law enforce­ment, described that pat­tern as “incred­ibly uncommon.” “I don’t […]

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Crime fear focus at first debate

The 1980 pres­i­den­tial race between Jimmy Carterand Ronald Reagan occurred at a time when the nation’s murder rate, as reported by the FBI, was ata record high, yet nei­ther candidate […]

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As the next mass shooting looms: James Alan Fox

It has become semi-​​​​automatic that any large-​​​​scale mass shooting will spark furious dis­cus­sion con­cerning the role of guns and reg­u­la­tions gov­erning their sale and own­er­ship. The higher the body count, […]

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What Newtown and Orlando have in common

Law enforce­ment offi­cials have described the shooting at the gay night­club in Orlando as a ter­rorist act. The shooter expressed sol­i­darity with Islamic State in a 911 call. “Ter­rorism is often said […]

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