If you are not familiar with Gary Ridgway aka The Green River Killer, we have an article about him here: The Green River Killer – Serial Killer
Bellow you can read a paper on Gary Ridgway – geographic profiling of a serial killer by Rachel Neldner, Criminal Intelligence Analyst – Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Long story short the paper focuses on geographical locations of the murders creating a geographical profile of a serial murderer. This could potentially help law enforcement to identify and apprehend potential serial killers.
A geographical profiling could help to prioritize target areas and focus resources in a much better way.
It is an interesting reading if you enjoy profiling.
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