Serial Killers And The Serial Killer Essay

2535 Words Mar 10th, 2016 11 Pages
Behind the Serial Killer Serial killers are some of the most interesting people in the world. They have almost everyone in the United States fooled and everyone thinks that these individuals have mental issues or do not know what they are doing is wrong. It is almost the exact opposite, most serial killers are normal everyday people that all know what they did was wrong, and almost all of them have above average intelligence. Most people think that serial killers and mass shooters have the same mind set, but the truth is they could not be more diverse in how they think. Mass shooters typically are driven by one major failure in their life that triggered them to kill people. And also a majority of mass shooters also had mental problems and warned people before they are about to kill a group of people. Serial killers like to keep people in the dark on their actions and not allow others to be aware that they are doing something wrong. Serial killers are one of the most puzzling types of criminals in the world, to this day no one can exactly determine why they kill people, but what we do know is what makes them a serial killer, the different categories of serial killers, and what goes on inside their minds. Professor of Psychology at the University of Johannesburg Zelda G. Knight described sexually motivated serial killers as this “Sexually motivated serial murder is the killing of three of more victims over a period of more than 30 days, with a significant cooling off…

Related Documents