a website detailing the wrongful conviction of Amanda Knox & Raffaele Sollecito
FBI Profiler John Douglas
Unarresting the Arrested:FBI Profiler John Douglas on the case against
Amanda Knox & Raffaele Sollecito
This is an excellent interview of FBI Profiler John Douglas conducted by journalist Krista Errickson.
The interview originally appeared on her blog, Woman on a Wire, and is now available on Ground Report (linked below).
From Krista: This article was originally supposed to be published for Il Messaggero. It was given to me as an assignment, after the editor and legal expert of the newspaper saw the Maxim interview with famed FBI profiler, John Douglas, in the January 2011 issue.
When the article was turned in, albeit shortened, my editor told me – “this article is too dangerous to print in Italy”.
Hunting the Hunters
There are two kinds of hunters: the hunter that waits and the hunter that tracks. The difference of two is the complexity of their hunting techniques though both aim for the same thing; bagging the prey.
Hunters who wait prefer to lure their prey into range. This is usually the preferred method of serial killers. They watch, and wait for the chance to pounce. Hunters who track their prey, involves a more detailed approach; knowing the specific differences, patterns and behaviors of the hunted, and calculate their next moves. John Douglas is of the latter. However, he pursues a different kind of animal: serial killers. He is the investigator and legendary criminal profiler known as “The Mind Hunter”.
Law and Disorder: The Legendary FBI Profiler's Relentless Pursuit of Justice
Through a series of character-driven case histories -- from the earliest trials in Salem, Massachusetts, to the bungled trial of Amanda Knox -- Douglas shows what happens when the system breaks down and bias, media coverage, and other influences get in the way of a dispassionate pursuit of the evidence.