The arrest of former cop Joseph DeAngelo in the Golden State Killer case raises questions about the common occupations of killers and psychopaths. Canada's Russell Williams was a former military officer.
Break-and-enters are increasingly viewed as a precursor to sexually violent crimes. So why do police forces misclassify and mischaracterize them?
Break-and-enters are consistently common among incarcerated sex offenders as their first, or gateway, offence. But police forces' statistical manipulation allows them to go entirely undetected.
Forensic anthropologist Prof. Kathy Gruspier (left) is seen with police officers at a Toronto property where alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur worked.
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Police in Toronto say they've found the remains of at least six people in the midst of their investigation into alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur. Here's what goes on in such investigations.
Serial killers are strategic and clever, usually choosing cities or towns in the midst of upheaval to commit their heinous crimes so they can fly under the radar.
As Toronto reacts to the news that a killer was preying on victims in the city’s gay village, an expert on serial killers explains how violent offenders are more strategic than previously thought.
Actress Kara Tointon at the official celebrity launch of the Jack the Ripper show at The London Dungeon in 2008.
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Why is it acceptable to leer at photos of murdered women in the name of entertainment?
Stephen Port selected and groomed his victims via sites such as Grindr.
Sometimes you don’t know whether to laugh or cry.
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Random clown sightings don't make everyone laugh. A psychologist who has studied creepiness explains why clowns are especially adept at making us squirm.
Animal abuse can betray a very dangerous mind.
Dozens of cats have been killed in south London. It has some worried that there might be worse to come.
Yorkshire Ripper may be moved from Broadmoor Hospital to a regular prison. Does that mean he's well?
Do only sociopaths hitch?
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As our ever-increasing use of services like Uber, Lyft and AirBnB show, it's safe to trust other Americans. Time for hitchhking to make a comeback.
People hunt for many reasons – it’s not just for trophies.
Recent media coverage of trophy hunting - following the death of the lion Cecil – raises questions about why some people seem to enjoy killing animals for fun.