Forensics in the apprehension of serial bombers

This paper explores advances in forensic investigation of explosives and how application of forensics is able to aid in the development of serial bomber profiles or in linking serial bombers to scenes or scenes with other scenes. Since the topic of forensic examination of explosives could easily comprise an entire volume, the basic concepts of organized versus disorganized characteristics should hold relatively true with other serial bombing subjects. (more…)

Profiling: Understanding Sexual Sadism

It seems these days that with the prevalence of movies about serial killers as well as shows such as Criminal Minds, the public can’t get enough of profilers. This paper was written in an effort to link sexual sadism across the serial rape and serial murder spectrum; however, elements could probably be applied to the mysoped child molestor/child killer as well. (more…)