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Former Homicide Detective Shares How He Got Criminals to Talk

It is always exciting to come upon an article about someone whose career offers me insight and inspiration as I constantly strive to learn more about criminal psychology and use that knowledge to be a better writer. For this reason, … Continue reading

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Teenager Claims to Have Killed Dozens

If nineteen-year-old Miranda Barbour’s confessions prove to be true, she could be one of the worst serial killers in our nation’s history. The Pennsylvania teenager and her husband were arrested earlier this month on charges of criminal homicide after allegedly … Continue reading

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What Would You Write in Your Crime Scene Investigator’s Notebook?

The job of a crime scene investigator isn’t glamorous or exotic as it is portrayed on popular television shows or even in the movies.  This daunting task is extremely important and necessary for any criminal police investigation in order to … Continue reading

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No Answers Make Sense When Asking Questions about a Child’s Murder

When allowing yourself to go deeply into the world of criminal psychology and study the minds of those who commit some of society’s most heinous acts of violence, there is no personality more disturbing than one who would harm a … Continue reading

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Serial Killer Put to Death in Missouri

This week, a serial killer who is said to be responsible for twenty-two deaths between 1977 and 1980 was put to death in Missouri. Joseph Paul Franklin was an admitted white supremacist who had hoped to start a race war … Continue reading

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A Free Man after Nearly a Decade Behind Bars

This week, a Missouri man was able to walk free for the first time in a decade after an appeals court overturned his conviction. Ryan Ferguson had insisted from the start that he was not guilty of murdering Columbia Tribune … Continue reading

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Senseless Crime is Even More So When Committed by Children

As an academic of criminal psychology and someone who purposefully tries to put herself in the minds of violent individuals when writing novels, I am exposed to many stories that make you wonder how a person can make choices so … Continue reading

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