Visionaries - Acts in response to voices and is instructed by these voices to perform the act of murder. These killers are usually schizophrenic and psychotic.
Missionaries - They think it is their responsibility to rid society of unwanted elements.
Hedonists - Kill because murder causes them pleasure.
Lust Killers - Kill for sexual gratification with acts that are usually sadistic.
Thrill Killers - Kill because of a desire for a thrill or experience.
Gain Killers - Kill for personal gain. The killer premeditates the act to require financial gain or materialistic goods. While gain is not the main motive in a murder some serial killers have took the opportunity to steal from their victims for their own personal gain.
Power Seekers - Kill for the desire to have control over the life and death of others.
Post by missddreamer on Oct 2, 2007 20:37:59 GMT -5
Thank you...I've seen this list before. Hhhmmm...I have often thought about this, I think many lust sk's are power sk's. I say this 'cuz I know, for me, to have that kind of power over someone would be arousing.
FBI Profilers have established 3 individual types of Serial Killers Thrill killers kill mainly for the rush, or for the experience. Elements of torture or mutilation are often present. They revel in the knowledge that the police are after them, and that the city where they have committed their crime is frightened or panicked. Thrill killers are considered sexually maladjusted.
Gain killers have a personal, often financial, motivation for their crimes. Unlike thrill and lust killers, they do not kill for the sake of killing. Their murders are usually a means to an end. Elements of family, friend, and acquaintance murder are often present. As an example, someone who kills their spouse for insurance money is a gain killer.
The last, and most common type of murderer, is the lust killer. Lust killers kill for sexual gratification and feelings of power and control. Elements of sadism are common. Many lust killers have complex personalities. They also tend to hunt in cycles. Because many of the most notorious killers have been lust killers, that is the persona you will see most frequently. Like thrill killers, lust killers are also considered sexually maladjusted. (Dolan, 1997 p47)
Within these 3 categories they have placed 2 Sub Categories Organized killers plan. They bring their weapon and restraints with them, and take them when they leave. Prints are wiped off. Bodies are often moved, even dismembered, with parts left in various places to hinder location and identification of the victim. Organized killers, if they claim any souvenir from their victim, will usually select a piece of jewelry, a wallet, or some such personal item. They do not take it for monetary value, but because it helps them relive their fantasy and the crime. Organized killers tend to use their wits to maneuver victims into a trap. They learn from each killing, adapting to get better at what they do with each one. Rape and torture are often present. In addition, organized killers are more likely to have a victim type,or a favored victim who has a certain job, appearance, personality, etc.
Disorganized killers act more in the moment. They kill the victim quickly, often in an effort to depersonalize the victim. Any sexual contact is usually after the victim is dead, or incapacitated, and most mutilation is post-mortem. Weapons are often found at the scene of the crime. A disorganized killer is more than an organized killer to, as an example, break into a house, use a kitchen knife that he finds to commit his murder, then leave the knife, fingerprints and all, sticking into the body. Victims are usually chosen at random, with no preference shown. Unlike the organized killer, disorganized murderers often do not select victims based on vulnerability. They will commit a murder that is difficult to get away with (i.e. committed in a wealthy, or secure, neighborhood, or kill someone that will be missed quickly). They differ from their organized counterparts again with their choice of souvenirs. Disorganized killers are more likely to take a piece of bloody clothing, or even a body part.
Any type of killer (gain, thrill, lust) can be an organized or disorganized killer. They can even be a mixture of both. Murder scenes often appear to reflect some traits of an organized and disorganized individual. Some are clearly to one extreme.
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How would you characterize spree killers? The best example of one I can think of would be Charlie Starkweather and Caril Fugate (basis of the movie "Badlands"). Starkweather, of course, was executed; Caril spent around 18 years in prison in Nebraska and was then released, despite having been sentenced to life in prison. Of course, kids who shoot up schools are classed as spree killers, too, but they know their victims; Starkweather did not know most of his. The murder of the Clutter family in Kansas (basis of Truman Capote's work "In Cold Blood") is deemed a spree killing, but it is also a serial killing, as was Starkweather's crimes.
I would not personally class a spree killer as a serial killer myself. It seems that most spree killings are a lashing out by the killer....the kid thinks his school was wrong to expel him, gets it in his head that they are picking on him so he goes on a rampage against the percieved tormentor. Perhaps if hard pressed to group them here we could place them in the Thrill category as most seem to gain great pleasure in the hunt and eventual murder...the kid for example derives great personal satisfaction from trumping his tormentors.
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