Category Archives: Criminology

Halloween Murders: The Story Behind 3 Gruesome Killings

Halloween is that uniquely fun time of year when we get in the mood for all things scary and spooky. Whether it’s decorating your yard with creepy zombies – or dressing up as a serial killer for your neighbor’s party … Continue reading

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Thought Control: A Criminal Mastermind’s Greatest Weapon

Overview   Thought control (aka brainwashing, mind control, and re-education) is a complex process – but a relatively straight-forward concept. Basically, the idea behind brainwashing is that our minds can be controlled or altered through a series of psychological tactics. … Continue reading

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From Love to Murder: 2 High-Profile Valentine’s Day Killings

For most of us, Valentine’s Day is a time of romantic gestures, flowers and those heart-shaped candies that taste like chalk. Unfortunately, though, this lovey-dovey atmosphere has the opposite effect on some. So, instead of a romantic candlelight dinner, psychopathic … Continue reading

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Catch the Killer: 3 Historically Significant Criminal Profilers

Everyone seems to love a good criminal profiler story. A ruthless killer is on the loose. Law enforcement can’t seem to make any progress on the case. Then, some mastermind detective steps in. And using their investigation skills, along with … Continue reading

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Creepy History: 3 Horrific Medieval and Renaissance Serial Killers

Many people believe that serial killers are a relatively new phenomenon. And that these homicidal maniacs are a terrifying by-product of modern society’s manic pace and lifestyle. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. In fact, serial killers have existed for millennia … Continue reading

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Two High-Profile Deadly Mysteries Recently Solved by Forensics

Years pass, but the scars remain. Family members agonize for a resolution of the case that destroyed their lives. While many cold cases go unsolved, there always remains a sliver of hope that a resolution will be attained. Whether it’s—a … Continue reading

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Fascinating Forensics: 2 High-Profile Murders Solved by Unusual Evidence

In modern law enforcement, forensic scientists are a crucial component in a criminal investigation. In addition to conducting routine analysis on a myriad of non-violent cases, they are vital in assisting police solve murders. And, more to the point, forensic … Continue reading

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