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Social Science Criminology

Canadian Crime Investigations

Hunting Down Serial Killers

by (author) Peter Boer

Publisher
Folklore Publishing
Initial publish date
Sep 2006
Category
Criminology, General, Serial Killers
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781894864602
    Publish Date
    Sep 2006
    List Price
    $18.95

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The Mounties always get their man, or so it seems. Canada's police forces work tirelessly to solve major cases. Read about the efforts of the RCMP, OPP and Sûreté du Québec to investigate some of Canada's most notorious cases:

•The seven-month pursuit of escaped killer Allan Legere, The Monster of Miramichi •The investigation leading to the arrest of John Martin Crawford, who was convicted in 1992 of killing three Native women in Saskatoon •The massive search of Robert William Pickton's Port Coquitlam pig farm, involving police, anthropologists and forensic specialists •Clifford Olsen's attempts to manipulate the police during the investigation of a string of killings in the Lower Mainland •How police tracked down the twisted criminal pairing of Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka •The capture of Thomas Neil Cream, the doctor who was Canada's possible link to the Jack the Ripper killings and was hanged for the murders of five prostitutes in 1899. And more…

About the author

Award-winning and bestselling author Peter Boer has a background in journalism having served as co-editor and reporter for the St. Albert Gazette. Peter is a graduate of the journalism program at Concordia University in Montreal, and he has a degree in psychology from the University of Alberta. He has a dozen other books to his credit including the bestseller Bush Pilots: Canada’s Wilderness Daredevils, as well as Canadian Spies and Spies in Canada, Canadian Crime Investigations: Hunting Down Serial Killers and Canadian Security Intelligence Service.

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