The Unique Challenge of Serial Murder (orig. 04/2004, revised 2012)

All homicide cases represent their own set of investigative and administrative challenges for the police departments who must close them. ¬†Although each police department’s administration may be slightly different, many aspects of murder investigation are similar and even standard. ¬†Serial murder, however, is a unique crime, with unique characteristics, that often spans the boundaries of a single jurisdiction. Continue reading