The news and entertainment media focus on and sensationalize the acts of violence and torture perpetrated by male serial killers. Although the graphic images of male serial killers sell countless books and movie tickets, they also perpetuate the myth that all serial killers are demented men.
The myth that women are at greater risk of homicide victimization than men suggests that white females have the greatest risk of all potential victims. There is also a myth which contends that women do not commit murder. This myth is based on traditional gender norms which claim that females are too passive and sweet to kill someone.
The criminal mind is fascinating and complex. This blog offers unique and stunning insights into criminal motives and criminal behavior from critically acclaimed author and criminologist Dr. Scott Bonn. Wicked Deeds is dedicated to his friend Dr. Jim O'Kane who authored an important homicide book with the same title.