Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Research Methods: Mind of a Serial Killer

"> PBS NOVA Special, "Mind of a Serial Killer". An examination of FBI’s behavioral science unit, known popularly as the profiling end of the FBI. Watch and observe what variables and factors the unit uses with regard to crime scenes in order to develop their typologies. Great tool for understanding index and scale construction. What variable and factors did you identify in relation to serial killer profiling???

Sunday, March 17, 2013

New President of Kenya 2013 - Wanted by ICC!

Well looks as though Uhuru Kenyatta took the presidential election in Kenya. Amazing that one can rise to power and still be wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of crime against humanity dating back to 2007. I wonder what Mungiki gangsters thing about the turn out?

Russian Mob Boss Shot in Broad Daylight

Russian Mob Boss dies in broad daylight by sniper. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jan/16/russian-crime-boss-aslan-usoyan-shot

Gun Control in Switzerland

Article looking at the issue of gun control in Switzerland. Can a comparison be made between gun control in the United States versus Switzerland? There are a lot of guns among the Swiss so why is the Swiss violent crime so much lower than the U.S.??? http://www.stephenhalbrook.com/articles/guns-crime-swiss.html

Research Methods: Firearms and Gun Control..Some Answers

Really interesting information compiled by the RAND Research Institute on "firearms and gun control" in the United States. Check it out! http://www.rand.org/commentary/2013/01/17/RAND1.html

Thursday, March 7, 2013

International Gangsters - Update on Kenyan Election

Bit of an update on the current Kenyan Election outcome. Are you watching the outcome? Mungiki gangsters certainly are! http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/08/world/africa/kenya-presidential-election.html?_r=0