Profiles in Murder Book Summary and Study Guide

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This book focuses around criminal cases worked by the author, Russell Vorpagel, a former FBI Criminal Profiler. Vorpagel takes the position of teacher to relate the techniques involved in criminal psychological profiling and the relevance of their aid to law enforcement in identifying suspects. He illustrates various profiling methods by citing specific examples from both high-profile and lesser known cases.
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Kind Of History

Time of history:    -   1990's    -   1980's    -   1970's    -   1960's    -   1950's History of cloak & dagger?    -   Yes Nationality?    -   American--General Players:    -   FBI


United States    -   Yes Big City?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

How much gore?    -   8 () How fast-paced is the book?    -   6 () Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture Book makes you feel...    -   concerned How much focus on stories of individuals?    -   Focuses on brief history of a lot of players How much romance?    -   2 () Minor characters feature lots of:    -   criminals Pictures/Illustrations?    -   None Length of book    -   300-350 pages How much emphasis on small details?    -   10 ()

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