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The Resource ShadowMan : an elusive psycho killer and the birth of FBI profiling, Ron Franscell

ShadowMan : an elusive psycho killer and the birth of FBI profiling, Ron Franscell

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ShadowMan : an elusive psycho killer and the birth of FBI profiling
Title
ShadowMan
Title remainder
an elusive psycho killer and the birth of FBI profiling
Statement of responsibility
Ron Franscell
Title variation
Shadow man
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The pulse-pounding story of the first time in history that the FBI Behavioral Unit created a profile to catch a serial killer. On June 25, 1973, a seven-year-old girl went missing from the Montana campground where her family was vacationing. Somebody had slit open the back of her tent and snatched her from under their noses. Susie Jaeger had vanished into thin air, plucked by a shadow. The largest manhunt in Montana's history ensued, led by the FBI. As days stretched into weeks, and weeks into months, Special Agent Pete Dunbar attended a workshop at FBI headquarters in Quantico led by two agents who had hatched a radical new idea: What if criminals left a psychological trail that would lead us to them? Patrick Mullany, a trained psychologist, and Howard Teten, a veteran criminologist, had created the Behavioral Science Unit to explore this new voodoo they called 'criminal profiling.' At Dunbar's request, Mullany and Teten built the FBI's first profile of an unknown subject: the UnSub who had snatched Susie Jaeger and, a few months later, a 19-year-old waitress. They deduced that he was a white twentysomething who'd grown up without a father; an intelligent, local loner who had served in the military. They predicted he would contact Susie's parents on the anniversary of her murder, and when caught would attempt suicide. When David Meirhofer was arrested fifteen months after Susie's abduction, and confessed to four murders, the profile fit him to a T
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11045466
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DLC
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1957-
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Franscell, Ron
Dewey number
362.88/29309786
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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True
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  • Meirhofer, David
  • United States
  • Serial murder investigation
  • Serial murderers
  • Criminal behavior, Prediction of
  • Criminal psychology
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an elusive psycho killer and the birth of FBI profiling
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ShadowMan : an elusive psycho killer and the birth of FBI profiling, Ron Franscell
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-287)
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
292 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780593199275
Lccn
2021021990
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1255521595
  • 3592601
Label
ShadowMan : an elusive psycho killer and the birth of FBI profiling, Ron Franscell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-287)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
292 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780593199275
Lccn
2021021990
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1255521595
  • 3592601

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