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The Hillside Stranglers

Tuesday 31 December 2002 in Bookstore 9 Comment(s)

There were ten victims, all young women or girls. They were found scattered throughout the Los Angeles hills, their naked bodies dumped like trash. And though the press dubbed the killer the "hillside strangler," it turned out there were two men behind the crimes.




American Justice set

Tuesday 31 December 2002 in Bookstore 4 Comment(s)

http://www.qksrv.net/click-786151-531803 Get an up-close look at some of the most famous crimes of the 20th century and how they have affected the justice system in this special set featuring some of the most popular episodes from this long-running series. Revealing interviews, rare footage and period accounts bring these chilling stories to life. Volume 1 Trace the story of crime kingpins Lucky Luciano and Al Capone, and revisit the shocking case of the Linbergh Baby Kidnapping. Volume 2 Explore the largest mass suicide of the 20th century in THE JONESTOWN MASSACRE, and get an up-close look at two notorious killers in THE BOSTON STRANGLER and THE SON OF SAM. Volume 3 Some of the most famous criminals of all time are profiled here in JOHN DILLINGER, THE HILLSIDE STRANGLERS, and THE MANSON FAMILY. Volume 4 Follow the fight to clear the name of DR. SAMUEL SHEPPARD falsely accused and imprisoned, and uncover the twisted criminal minds of three of the most cold-blooded killers in history TED BUNDY, GARY GILMORE and JOHN WAYNE GACY. Item Number: AAE-20705




THE HILLSIDE STRANGLERS

Thursday 11 July 2002 in Bookstore 3 Comment(s)

There were ten victims, all young women or girls. They were found scattered throughout the Los Angeles hills, their naked bodies dumped like trash. And though the press dubbed the killer the "hillside strangler," it turned out there were two men behind the crimes.




The Hillside Stranglers

Wednesday 17 April 2002 in Bookstore 2 Comment(s)

There were ten victims, all young women or girls. They were found scattered throughout the Los Angeles hills, their naked bodies dumped like trash. And though the press dubbed the killer the "hillside strangler," it turned out there were two men behind the crimes.




When a Child Kills

Thursday 31 January 2002 in Bookstore 3 Comment(s)

He was wearing a costume and face paint for his school's Halloween festivities when the police arrived. 11-year-old Nathaniel Abraham was far from a typical sixth grader--he was suspected of killing 18-year-old Ronnie Green.




Ted Bundy- the Mind of a Killer

Thursday 3 January 2002 in Bookstore 11 Comment(s)

Ted Bundy stands out from other serial killers, not for his actual deeds, but for the way he attracted his victims. This penetrating portrait uses excerpts from hundreds of hours of death row interviews with Bundy taped by journalist Steven Michaud to reveal Bundy's own take on his life and crimes.







David Berkowitz: Son of Sam

Monday 31 December 2001 in Bookstore 11 Comment(s)

For over a year, he held a city hostage to fear. When he was finally caught, the nation was shocked to discover that the "face of terror" was a cherubic postal worker who smiled sweetly for the camera.




Investigative Reports: Criminal Evidence

Monday 31 December 2001 in Bookstore 3 Comment(s)

Dead men really do tell tales--as long as they are speaking to the right person. CRIMINAL EVIDENCE goes into the unusual world of Dr. Kathy Reichs, one of just 55 forensic anthropologists working in North America.




Buried Secrets: Digging for DNA

Monday 31 December 2001 in Bookstore 3 Comment(s)

As forensic science becomes more accurate and sophisticated, it is being used more frequently to help solve some of the enduring questions of history. But often, these findings have an emotional, human aspect that goes overlooked.




The Strange Case of Lizzie Borden

Monday 31 December 2001 in Bookstore 14 Comment(s)

The nursery rhyme is familiar to nearly everyone: ?Lizzie Borden took an axe?.? The story behind it, however, is obscured by time and legend.

THE STRANGE CASE OF LIZZIE BORDEN relives the grisly murder of the Bordens, searching for the truth about the crime. For the first time, documentary cameras are allowed in the former Borden house, now a bed-and-breakfast with a macabre allure.




Detectives of Death

Monday 31 December 2001 in Bookstore 3 Comment(s)

Forensics is the stuff of murders, mysteries, and whodunits a science and an art that can put the guilty behind bars and set the innocent free. While astonishing leaps in technology have revolutionized crime solving, the O.J. Simpson trial demonstrated that forensics is far from a perfect discipline.




Profilers

Monday 31 December 2001 in Bookstore 2 Comment(s)

In the past 20 years, a remarkable new crime-fighting technique has been perfected. It is called profiling, and it allows investigators to piece together a portrait of the suspect they are hunting for from the slightest clues.




The Atlanta Child Murders

Monday 31 December 2001 in Bookstore 3 Comment(s)

For nearly two years, the headlines in Atlanta reverberated with stories of unspeakable terror and loss--the city's African American children were disappearing. When it was all over, a total of 29 victims--all but 6 of them teens or younger--were dead, and a young man named Wayne Williams was in jail.




Myth of a Serial Killer: The Henry Lee Lucas Story

Monday 31 December 2001 in Bookstore 2 Comment(s)

When drifter Henry Lee Lucas confessed to hundreds of aimless murders in the mid-eighties, it opened one of the most incredible cases in the annals of justice. He provided details of crimes nationwide which led to over 200 murder cases nationwide.




Forensic Firsts / The Criminal Mind Under the Microscope

Tuesday 2 October 2001 in Bookstore 0 Comment(s)


Today's crime solvers have a veritable arsenal of tools and techniques at their disposal. And while a lot of attention has been paid to DNA evidence lately, it is no more revolutionary than some of the other forensic methods that are now taken for granted.






Profiling Killers

Sunday 30 September 2001 in Bookstore 3 Comment(s)



In the last few decades, criminal science has made dramatic strides forward. And some of the most significant advances have been in the field of profiling--trying to identify the criminal from the crimes.





Serial Killers : Profiling The Criminal Mind

Sunday 30 September 2001 in Bookstore 2 Comment(s)



When asked to sum up the craft of criminal profiling, former FBI agent John Douglas, the inventor of the discipline, has said "to understand the artist, you must look at the artwork."





UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Monday 21 May 2001 in Bookstore 2 Comment(s)

UNDER CONSTRUCTION




Behavioral Science

Monday 21 May 2001 in Bookstore 2 Comment(s)




Offender Profiling

Monday 21 May 2001 in Bookstore 23 Comment(s)






 

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