Often when we hear about serial killers, we think of them simply people who have killed multiple times. But the term “serial killer” is actually very vague.It covers a wide range of criminals.Here are nine types of serial killers.
1) Organized Serial Killers
Organized serial killers are probably one of the firstborn children of the family.They experience the inconsistent parental discipline.They are highly intelligent, socially adept, and good at controlling their mood.
Consequently, they are perfectly fine living with a partner.Additionally, they like to follow media coverage of their crimes and may like changing towns or jobs often.
2) Disorganized Serial Killers
Disorganized serial killers are probably one of the younger children in the family.They experience harsh parental discipline.They are average in terms of the intelligence.They are socially and sexually incompetent.They are highly emotional.
Consequently, they often prefer to live alone.Additionally, they like to stay near their crime scenes but don’t follow the media coverage of their crimes.In general, they have little to no change in lifestyle.
3) Organized & Disorganized Serial Killers
Being organized or disorganized are not mutually exclusive.An organized serial killer might become disorganized right before being detected.Similarly, a disorganized might become organized when he/she manages to escape the authorities and learns how to commit their crimes well.
4) Crime Spree
Crime Spree killers kill again and again.Their murders are commonly associated with other crimes especially, robbery.They feel thrilled and excitement from the power and authority they get when committing their crimes.
5) Mass Murderers
Mass Murderers are believed to follow the Dietz model, which is largely theoretical.It doesn’t have significant empirical evidence.In general, the Dietz model categorizes mass murderers into groups such as family annihilators, pseudo commandos and set & run killers.
6) Psychopathic Sexual Sadist
Psychopathic Sexual Sadists feel pleasure from sexual torture and murder.They usually try to harm sexually before killing the person or they torture the person till death.
7) Custodial Serial Killers
Custodial serial killers murder people who are under their care.Nurses and Hospitals in nursing homes who kill elderly or ill people are given the nickname “Angels of Death”.They often use affixation and medication overdose to murder their patients.Because the real killers have the highest number of females out of all killer typologies.
Psychotic serial killers have delusions that drive them to commit crimes.Those who have persecutory delusions believe they are simply defending themselves from someone who wants to harm them.While those with grandiose delusions believe they are chosen by the divine being to save the world from their victims.
9) Organized Crime
Organized crime functionaries are made up of professional killers also known as “Hitmen”.They must often kill for money.They also enjoy feeling power and control over their victims.Gang members and political assassins fall under this category.
This is the list of “9 types of serial killers”.These people hide their identity on purpose while there are some people who are not recognized as much as they should be.
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- Posted On: August 7, 2017
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