Labeled as the crime of the 1990’s, serial murder is predicted to remain the crime of the first decades of the new millennium. This book brings together the perspectives of acknowledged experts in the field along with those of emerging authorities on serial murder. The chapters offer a unique look at these crimes from a variety of viewpoints and experiences. Accessibly written, this compelling volume includes information on minorities and serial killing, as well the manner in which serial killers are traced and tracked.

Stalking in America: Types and Methods of Criminal Stalkers

Stalking in America: Types and methods of criminal stalkers
Ronald M.Holmes

Introduction

When Robert Bardo went to the door of Rebecca Schaeffer, of the TV series My Sister Sam, and fatally shot her, the level of consciousness was raised concerning the dangers of stalkers. Several years earlier, Arthur Jackson stalked and stabbed actress Theresa Saldana. Recently, John Hinckley, Jr., shot at Ronald Reagan in an attempt to impress actress Jodie Foster. A farmer in Canada has written scores of letters to singer Anne Murray.

Not only those in the entertainment field or politics are stalked. Husbands and wives seek out their former mates to terrorize. Unbalanced persons send letters and make phone calls to athletes and targeted strangers for purposes ...

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