This essay will describe and assess Gary Leon Ridgway’s story, from childhood to his darker days. Robert Hare’s theory of crime and psychopath categories will be taken into consideration and used to more appropriately understand the man dubbed the Green River Killer. At the end of this essay, whether or not Gary Ridgway can be classified as a primary, secondary, or dissocial psychopath. Gary Ridgway began murdering women in the 1980’s and continued into the 1990’s, he murdered so many that his court statements state that he had lost count (Guillen, 2006). The majority of the murders took place between 1982-1984 (Guillen, 2006).
Throughout the murders there was also letters sent to the police telling them how he would kill the next person and mooching them because of their false accusations. It was hard to tell what letter were from jack the ripper because after the release of his first letter hundreds of letters started arriving at the Whitechapel police department for publicity. Since there was some many letters it was hard to tell the difference between the real ones and the fake ones. Experts of the time narrowed the letters down to three main letters. The first if which was the Dear Boss letter, in which he talked about how he thought it was funny that the police knew a lot about
Richard Allen Davis, according to Tucker Carlson has “a monstrous personality (168)” and was apprehended for killing Polly Klass after being released multiple times. In both of these cases, and in many others, authorities were warned early that they were dealing with very dangerous predators. The “revolving door (Breig168)” is so quick that police know to question freshly paroled convicts once a new rape case occurs (Breig168). The social cost of letting career predators go every year is enormous. According to a recent study,
Bundy’s victims were pretty, with dark hair and always parted in the middle. He has murdered women in Pacific Northwest, Three in Florida, and two in the Chi Omega sorority house at the Florida State University. Bundy was caught and sent to jail in Aspen, Colorado after learning they didn’t approve of the death penalty he escaped and headed east to Florida where there is a high rate of death penalties. Ted Bundy was finally caught February 15, 1978 by a patrol officer. In July 1979 Bundy was found guilty of the murders and assaults.
Robert William "Willie" Pickton (born October 26, 1949) of Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada is a former pig farmer and serial killer convicted of the second-degree murders of six women.  He is also charged in the deaths of an additional twenty women, many of them prostitutes and drug users from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. In December 2007 he was sentenced to life in prison, with no possibility of parole for 25 years —the longest sentence available under Canadian law for murder. During the trial's first day of jury evidence, January 22, 2007, the Crown stated he confessed to forty-nine murders to an undercover police officer posing as a cellmate. The Crown reported that Pickton told the officer that he wanted to kill another woman to make it an even 50, and that he was caught because he was "sloppy".
His followers, numbering around a hundred additionally incorporated a little bad-to-the-bone unit of naive youngsters. They started to accept, without inquiry, Manson's claims that he was Jesus and his predictions of a race war. Manson was declared guilty first degree murder for regulating the passing’s of the Tate/La Bianca exploited people. He was sentenced to death yet this was consequently driven to life in jail after the Californian's Supreme Court nullified all capital punishments
Jeffrey Dahmer suffered through a painful childhood and adolescence as many people do. But the vast majority of people who suffer this way do not become serial killers. Dahmer murdered his first victim in 1978 and went on to kill 16 others before being caught and sentenced to 15 life terms in prison. Distinguish between the influences of heredity and environment on the person's psychological development. Be sure to specify which area of psychological development: moral, emotional, or
Argumentative Essay In the United Kingdom, Timothy Evans was tried and executed in 1950 for the murder of his baby daughter Geraldine. An official inquiry conducted 16 years later determined that it was Evans's fellow tenant, serial killer John Reginald Halliday Christie, who was responsible for the murder. Evans was pardoned posthumously following this, in 1966. Derek Bentley was a mentally challenged young man who was executed in 1953, also in the United Kingdom. He was convicted of the murder of a police officer during an attempted robbery despite the fact that it was his accomplice who fired the gun, and Bentley was under arrest at the time of the shooting.
Indeed, Ted Bundy known as one of the most attractive serial killer of had his first sexual experience a 22 years old, this delay destabilized him more then he was. Also, “Henry lee Lucas began molesting a nine year old girl and continued that relationship until her sixteenth birthday.”(8) He believed this nine years old girl was his beloved girlfriend and he raised her on his beliefs until the day he killed
By using criminal investigative analysis, major personality and behavioral characteristics of an offender can be identified. These characteristics presented themselves in Dorner’s manifesto as he described himself in the following way, “Most of you… are saying to yourself that this is completely out of character of the man you knew who always wore a smile wherever he was seen. No one grows up and wants to be a cop killer. It was against everything I've ever was”. Dorner’s mind-state appears to be somewhat stable as he meanders through his manifesto, but the homicides that ensued after proved otherwise.