Serial Killers: Warning Signs And Risk Factors

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Britteny Winfrey
Instructor Michelle Stornello
September 24, 2015
Serial Killers: Warning Signs and Risk Factors According to John Douglas—former chief of the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit—there are as many as thirty-five to fifty serial killers in the United States at any given time. They could be preachers, police officers, troop leader; they could even bag your groceries or prepare your food at a restaurant. They are experts of disguise, portraying good Samaritans in society but behind closed doors they are killers. Psychopaths generally are masters of manipulation, serial killers are classified as psychopaths. Predators come in all shapes and sizes and vary in age and gender, this is also true of serial killers. People need to
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Several thins contribute to the development of a serial killer. A bad home life and/or family life is a contributing factor to the development of a serial killer, any form of abuse can be devastating. An antisocial personality is, again, not a definitive sign of a serial killer, however, it is something to be cautious of. Destructive behavior is associated with serial killers, the seek thrills to satisfy their…show more content…
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