Out of these four classifications mission killers are third worst killers classified. These men go after individuals who have different beliefs, different sexualities, hookers, and people of different race. In the court of law, they couldn’t be considered as psychotic due to how organized their murders are. Not saying they are in the right state of mind which they obviously aren’t these men do believe they are doing a good deed to our society by eliminating these people they tend to murder. Joseph Franklin was categorized as an mission orientated killer, he victimized and murdered twelve young black men who were involved with white women.
Killers have been roaming across the world for hundreds of thousands of years. Society outlaws murder, yet people keep on killing. Among these people who take somebody else’s life, there are serial killers. A serial killer is somebody who commits a series of murders, sometimes with no motive, but usually a characteristic, predictable behavior pattern left behind the crime scene. Serial killing is psychological, someone to be labeled as a serial killer is to have a psychological motive for taking life.
These psychological impairments that accompany most killers include characteristics like superficial charm, unreliability, untruthfulness, lack of remorse, and failure to follow any life plan. Although there is no exact answer for why these criminals keep on killing, scientists believes they have a theory. These scientists claim that by charting traumatizing events in a killer’s childhood along with their crimes, they can explain why they kill (Life’s Little Mysteries, 1). Although t... ... middle of paper ... ...lso the children who carry characteristics of psychopaths. “Roughly 40% of all reported murderers were neglected in childhood and carried psychopathic characteristics” (“Serial Killers” 2).
There are two key characteristics of a serial killer, one being the presence of sociopathy or aggressive antisocial behavior. It has been estimated that nearly three percent of males in our society may be sociopaths. Most socio-paths are not violent: they may lie, cheat, or steal, but rape and murder are not nec... ... middle of paper ... ...ts continue to study genetics, they undoubtedly will provide more information about the genetic makeup of a serial killer. The public is disgusted by the bloody deeds that serial killers have committed, but they will forever intrigue us. The fascination stems from the fact that in most cases the killers are so similar to the common person.
Ted Bundy is not the typical serial killer, he is very different, because he had a preference of woman he wanted to kill. “This group of offenders who committed a series of sexually motivated murders is referred to as serial killers in the present research” (220). It is also almost as if he is a celebrity murderer; he is so well known and popular, but nobody truly knows how messed up he was. Bundy did not go out and randomly attack young and weak people. He had a type.
There are three categories of serial killers: Organized Killers, Disorganized Killers and Medical Killers. Organized killers are the hardest killers to catch because of their intelligence and organization. Every detail of their murder is planned out and they make sure to leave no evidence left behind. They often will watch their victims for several days before they trick them into leaving with them. They take great pride in their “work” and pay close attention to the stories in the media.
Forensically speaking there is no evidence that proves that Ramirez had any mental disorders. Although he does have the characteristics of someone who is a sociopath, such as compartmentation . However, what intrigued me about Ramirez wasn’t just the murder himself, but what motivated him to commit his murders and the theory of nature versus nurture. Richard did not have a strong foundation as a child because he was being raised by an abusive, alcoholic father and a mother who appeared to not protect Richard from the father, this is the perfect foundation in creating a serial killer. The pivotal moment when Ramirez became a serial killer was when he watched mike murder his wife because he associated murder with sex.
What image does the mind visualize when it hears the term ‘Serial Killer’? Most people envision a maleficent being capable of committing heinous crimes that ‘normal’ people are incapable of acting out, or a person with a psych so muddled and twisted that they resort to murder in order to satisfy their vile desires. Although this style of thinking is not completely incorrect, there is a lot more to a serial killer than what meets the eye. Although serial killers are the most infamous of the killer category, most people don’t actually know the difference between a serial killer and a mass murderer or a serial killer and just a regular killer. A serial killer is a person that murders three or more victims on partitioned occasions, but then again, the same may be true in the case of a mass murderer or a spree killer.
The murders at Chi Omega and the kidnap and murder of Leech could have been prevent more than once by police, but this intelligent criminal was always one step ahead of law enforcement. This man admitted to possibly killing more than 60 girls, and his name was Theodre Bundy. Many of Bundy’s crimes involved the rape of college girls, who were being killed on a rate of about one a month. This provided police investigators the challenge of finding out who was commiting these murders, and why they were being committed. In accounts by the few
Mainly we have talked about male, but now let’s talk about female serial killers. When people think of a psychopathic killer, typically a male comes to mind and we have no sense of what a females capabilities are. After studies in this article, they categorized female serial killers into 7 different categories. Those categories would be black widow, angel of death, revenge killer, murder for profit or crime, killer whose sanity is in question, team killer, and sexual predator. So you see, female serial killers may not be common but often are in low profile and quite dangerous when put into play.