Published Works

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Published Works

Autoerotic Fatalities

Authors: Robert R. Hazelwood, Park E. Dietz, Ann W. Burgess; This book deals with the empirical study of 150 deaths occurring during the practice of dangerous autoeroticism.  It is something of a hybrid between a text with case materials and a research monograph. At the time of its’ printing in 1983, the publishing industry was […]

Between Good and Evil: A Master Profiler’s Hunt for Society’s Most Violent Predators

Authors: Roger L. Depue and Susan Schindehette; He was a pioneer in modern law enforcement, a trailblazing leader in the hunt for serial killers. But after decades of staring deep into the darkness, he entered a seminary to search for the good… BETWEEN GOOD AND EVIL No one gets closer to evil than a criminal […]

Combating Arson-For-Profit: Advanced Techniques for Investigators

Authors: David J. Icove, Vernon B. Wherry, J. David Schroeder Combating Arson-for-Profit: Advanced Techniques for Investigators is a practical, step-by-step, how-to arson investigator’s guide. It provides a model for structuring investigations with emphasis on planning, coordination, and scrupulous attention to records and details. The authors tell how to conduct an investigation and how to collect […]

Computer Crime: A Crimefighter’s Handbook (Computer Security)

Authors: David Icove, Karl Seger, William VonStorch Terrorist attacks on computer centers, electronic fraud on international funds transfer networks, viruses and worms in our software, corporate espionage on business networks, and crackers breaking into systems on the Internet…Computer criminals are becoming ever more technically sophisticated, and it’s an increasing challenge to keep up with their methods.Computer […]

Contemporary Rorschach Interpretation

Authors: J. Reid Meloy, Marvin W. Acklin, Carl B. Gacono, James F. Murray, Charles A. Peterson; Appreciation of the beauty and complexity of the human mind when perceiving an ambiguous stimulus led Dr. Hermann Rorschach to develop his scientific method eighty years ago. Full of gratitude for his brief life and work, the editors hope […]

Crime Seen

Authors: Kate Lines; A criminal profiler, trained at Quantico, former Chief Superintendent of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Kate Lines recounts her remarkable story using pivotal cases she worked on in the course of her career. How does a farm girl from Ennismore enter a male-dominated field and become a top criminal profiler and groundbreaking leader? […]

Criminal Investigative Failures

Author: D. Kim Rossmo; What causes competent and dedicated investigators to make avoidable mistakes, jeopardizing the successful resolution of their cases? Authored by a 21-year police veteran and university research professor, Criminal Investigative Failures comprehensively defines and discusses the causes and problems most common to failed investigations. More importantly, it outlines realistic strategies for avoiding […]

Dangerous Instincts: How Gut Feelings Betray Us

Authors: Mary Ellen O’Toole and Alisa Bowman; Fear can’t help you in a dangerous situation. A former FBI profiler shows you what can. As one of the world’s top experts on psychopathy and criminal behavior, Mary Ellen O’Toole has seen repeatedly how relying on the sense of fear alone often fails to protect us from danger. […]

Dark Dreams: A Legendary FBI Profiler Examines Homicide and the Criminal Mind

Authors: Roy Hazelwood, Stephen G. Michaud; Profiler Roy Hazelwood is the world’s leading expert on the strangest and most dangerous of all aberrant offenders–the sexual criminal. In Dark Dreams he reveals the twisted motives and perverse thinking that go into the most reprehensible crimes. He also catalogs the innovative and remarkably effective techniques–techniques that he […]

Electric Crimes Needs Assessment for State and Local Law Enforcement

Authors: by U.S. Department of Justice, Hollis Stambaugh, David S Beaupre, David J Icove, Richard Baker, Wayne Cassaday, Wayne P Williams Just as the Industrial Revolution brought unprecedented opportunity two centuries ago, so too has the Information Age. But the astronomical rate at which global technology has grown has opened new windows of opportunity for crime […]

Forensic Fire Scene Reconstruction (2nd Edition)

Authors: David J. Icove Ph.D. PE, John D. De Haan Completely updated in a new edition, this book remains the best resource for a thorough understanding of fire dynamics, describing and illustrating a totally new systematic approach for reconstructing fire scenes. The approach applies the following principles of fire protection engineering along with forensic and behavioral […]

Forensic Fire Scene Reconstruction (3rd Edition) (Fire Investigation I & II)

Authors: David J. Icove Ph.D. PE, John D. De Haan, Gerald A Haynes Forensic Fire Scene Reconstruction, Third Edition, describes and illustrates a new systematic approach for reconstructing fire scenes, applying the principles of fire protection engineering along with those of forensic science and behavioral science. Modern fire investigation topics are covered, including comprehensive documentation, hypothesis […]

Geographic Profiling

Author: D. Kim Rossmo; As any police officer who has ever walked a beat or worked a crime scene knows, the street has its hot spots, patterns, and rhythms: drug dealers work their markets, prostitutes stroll their favorite corners, and burglars hit their favorite neighborhoods. But putting all the geographic information together in cases of […]

Kirk’s Fire Investigation (7th Edition)

Authors: John D. De Haan; David J. Icove Ph.D. PE As fire investigation continues to evolve, author John DeHaan, a forensic scientist with extensive experience in all phases of fire and explosion, is joined by recognized forensic fire engineering expert David Icove for the 7th edition of Kirk’s Fire Investigation, the leading and most widely […]

Practical aspects of rape investigation: A multidisciplinary approach

Authors: Robert R. Hazelwood, Ann W. Burgess; U.S. Justice Department statistics indicate that only 26 percent of all rapes or attempted rapes are reported to law enforcement officials, and only slightly more than half of these result in the arrest of a suspect. Part of the problem lies in the public’s lack of faith in […]

Sexually Motivated Crimes: Understanding the Profile of the Sex Offender and Applying Theory to Practice

Author: Janet R. Oliva; In cases where minimal or no physical evidence exists, behavioral evidence may be all that investigators have available to help them focus the investigation. It may be the only aspect of the case that can link one unsolved case to another, or to numerous other unsolved cases. Sexually Motivated Crimes: Understanding […]

Stalking, Threatening, and Attacking Public Figures

Authors: J. Reid Meloy, Lorraine Sheridan, Jens Hoffmann; Public figures require attention, whether from a constituency who votes them in or out of office, shareholders who decide their economic benefit to the corporation, or fans who judge their performances. However, on the periphery of this normal attention resides a very real risk; that of a […]

The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Model of Collaboration between Law Enforcement and Mental Health

Authors: Michael T. Compton, Beth Broussard, Mark Munetz, Janet R. Oliva, Amy C. Watson; Collaborations between the law enforcement and mental health communities have become vital as law enforcement officers are often first-line responders in crisis situations involving individuals with mental illnesses. A nationally recognized example of a pre-booking jail diversion program, the Crisis Intervention […]

The Evil That Men Do: FBI Profiler Roy Hazelwood’s Journey into the Minds of Sexual Predators

Authors: Stephen G. Michaud, Roy Hazelwood; Twenty-two years in the FBI, sixteen of them as a member of the Bureau’s Behavioral Science Unit. Thousands of homicides, rapes, suicides, and other gruesome crimes. Roy Hazelwood, like many investigators, has seen it all. But unlike most, he’s gone further — into the dark and twisted psyches of […]

The Mark of Cain: Psychoanalytic Insight and the Psychopath

Author: J. Reid Meloy; The Mark of Cain makes available for the first time the accumulated psychoanalytic understanding of the psychopathic mind. Editor Reid Meloy, a leading authority on the psychology of the psychopath, has brought together in a single collection the most historically important psychoanalytic papers on the psychopath – papers by Helene Deutsch, […]

The Psychology of Crisis Intervention for Law Enforcement Officers

Authors: Michel St-Yves and Peter I. Collins; Responding to emergency situations, protecting society and saving lives are the tasks of all police officers. To accomplish this mission, they must adapt to the evolution of our society and intervene among groups that are increasingly diverse and in situations that are increasingly complex and risky. Mentally disturbed […]

The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives

Author: J. Reid Meloy; The Psychology of Stalking is the first scholarly book on stalking ever published. Virtually every serious writer and researcher in this area of criminal psychopathology has contributed a chapter. These chapters explore stalking from social, psychiatric, psychological and behavioral perspectives. New thinking and data are presented on threats, pursuit characteristics, psychiatric […]

The Psychopathic Mind: Origins, Dynamics, and Treatment

Author: J. Reid Meloy; Forensic psychologist Reid Meloy identifies psychopathology as a deviant development disturbance characterized by inordinate instinctual aggression and the absence of a capacity bond. It is the definitive book on the subject. “This is a superb presentation of what is currently known about the psychopathic personality and its functioning. The discussion is […]

The Rorschach Assessment of Aggressive and Psychopathic Personalities

Authors: Carl B. Gacono, J. Reid Meloy; This book provides a definitive empirical study of antisocial character pathology and its assessment through the use of the Rorschach. Drawing upon a decade of research with nearly 400 individuals in various hospitals and prisons, the authors paint an extraordinary intrapsychic picture of the personality structure and psychodynamics […]

The Scientific Pursuit of Stalking

Author: J. Reid Meloy; Dr. Reid Meloy’s ninth book provides his vast research on stalking and obsessional following and summarizes the implications of that research. Framed with a beautifully haunting cover painting by Konstantin Dikovsky titled, “The Hidden,” Dr. Meloy has produced the most comprehensive chronology of what we know about stalking yet published. It […]

The Unknown Darkness: Profiling the Predators Among Us

Authors: Gregg O. McCrary, Katherine Ramsland; In basement offices three stories below the ground at the FBI’s Academy in Quantico, Virginia, former Supervisory Agent Gregg McCrary was among the first generation of the most elite force for criminal investigation in the world. In The Unknown Darkness, McCrary takes the reader behind the crime scene to […]

Violence Risk and Threat Assessment: A Practical Guide for Mental Health and Criminal Justice Professionals

Author: J. Reid Meloy; Perhaps the most readable and practical book on violence risk ever written. Reflects the standard of practice in the field. “Reid Meloy is a leader in the arena and I highly recommend this book to members of the criminal justice and mental health communities. He has written about a very complex […]

Violent Attachments

Author: J. Reid Meloy; This book is written for psychotherapists, psychologists, psychoanalysts, psychiatrists, and social workers in clinical or forensic practice. Biological foci include concepts about the deep limbic structures of the brain and the biochemistry that inhibits or disinhibits such violence. Psychological patterns include both psychoanalytic constructs and the specific psychological test data from […]