The bank robber John Dillinger was the original 'Public Enemy Number One', the first man to be branded by the FBI as America's most dangerous criminal. However, while the state regarded him as a menace, there were many who saw him as a ...
'Grand job, that last job was. I gave the lady no time to squeal. I love my work and want to start again. You will soon hear from me, with my funny little game. Next time I shall clip the ears off and send them to the police just for jolly.' - Jack the Ripper So ran a note written by the most notorious serial killer of all time. But no matter how awful his crimes, Jack the Ripper was a mere amateur compared to some, as he killed just seven times. - Bonnie and Clyde shot eight victims Gary Ridgway butchered more than 50 prostitutes - Dr. Marcel Petiot killed 67 times for cash - Pedro Lopez slaughtered some 300 people for sex - Harold Shipman may have finished off even more victims than that. Anyone who has been on the receiving end of a crime will know that all criminals are bad. But there are some evildoers who are in a whole different league. They are the world's worst criminals. This concise book is packed full of more than a hundred of the most extreme. Read it if you dare.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-06 - Publisher: Penguin
During the 1920s, in more than a dozen cities, over four years, and across two continents, women were being butchered. Eyewitneses claim the perpetrator was a hulking Bible-carrying brute who lumbered on all fours, and laughed maniacally with each new slaughter. The crimes haunted San Francisco Police Captain Charles Dullea,
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-11 - Publisher: Arcturus Publishing
'Grand job, that last job was. I gave the lady no time to squeal. I love my work and want to start again. You will soon hear from me, with my funny little game. Next time I shall clip the ears off and send them to the police just for
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
This important new collection brings together ten of Alden Vaughan's essays about race relations in the British colonies. Focusing on the variable role of cultural and racial perceptions on colonial policies for Indians and African Americans, the essays include explorations of the origins of slavery and racism in Virginia, the
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-01 - Publisher: Linden Publishing
They call California the Granola State — a place where every inhabitant is a fruit, a flake, or a nut. They don’t get any fruitier, flakier, or nuttier than the deviants, crackpots, and losers profiled in “California Fruits, Flakes, and Nuts.” A freewheeling catalog of misfits, eccentrics, creeps, criminals, and
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-27 - Publisher: SAGE Publications
The rise of mobile and social media means that everyday crime news is now more immediate, more visual, and more democratically produced than ever. Offering new and innovative ways of understanding the relationship between media and crime, Media and Crime in the U.S. critically examines the influence of media coverage