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Often I am asked if there is any such thing as a female serial killer.
Outside of dumb luck, the number one way serial killers are caught is through the help of the public.
There are two kinds of serial killers as far as the victim is concerned: the kind that you don’t see before they pounce on you and the kind you see and don’t expect to pounce on you.
The one noticeable similarity with almost all serial killer victims is their short height and low weight.
In reality, those rare few cases with good forensic evidence are the ones that make it to court.
The most important issue for the killer is the ability to get a victim easily and successfully.
Nowadays, with much more racial and ethnic mixing, we are seeing serial killers murdering a variety of victims; whoever comes along will most likely do.
Killers can seem smart when you can’t figure out who they are.
Telling the community a serial killer is out there stirs up a lot of unpleasant attention.
We assume people we know can’t be serial killers.
Since there are only so many ways to kill a person, a good portion of homicides look pretty much alike.
Serial killing is not about sex at all, but about power and control and revenge on society.
The accepted definition of a serial killer is a person who kills at least three times with a cooling off period in between his murders.
In reality, serial killers are of average intelligence.
Most well-known serial killers have victims numbering in the dozens, have sent taunting letters to the police or have done bizarre things to the bodies.
Many of the less prolific killers’ stories go unheard because they simply don’t make good books.
Serial killers kill for the power and control they experience during the murders and for the added ego boost they get in the aftermath from community fears, media coverage, and the police investigations.
All serial killers want to win. They choose victims they can kill successfully.
Using MO to link crimes can be problematic.
Often, a serial killer has no felony record.
Last but not least among serial killer methodologies, we have women who kill their own children.
There are many more serial killers living outside the prison walls than inside.