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Summary: The cold case unit, led by quick-tempered cop DS Boyd, has assembled to re-examine unsolved crimes with cutting-edge detection techniques. Pressure is on for this mix of forensics, psychology, and detective investigators to yield results.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WAK

Adshead, Gwen.

Summary: What drives someone to commit an act of terrible violence? Drawing from her thirty years' experience in working with people who have committed serious offenses, Dr. Gwen Adshead provides fresh and surprising insights into violence and the mind. Through a collaboration with coauthor Eileen Horne, Dr. Adshead brings her extraordinary career to life in a series of unflinching portraits. In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.232 ADS

Summary: The Cold Case squad is a crack team of three detectives, a forensic expert and a psychological profiler. Their job is to reopen the files on unsolved murders. In this season, a psychotic killer is the key to an investigation when a victim who survived is harassed by a copycat assailant; a deathbed confession appears to link the hanging of an East End gangster and the assassination of the jury...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WAK

Graham, Heather

Summary: Someone is murdering beautiful young women in the New York area and displaying them in mausoleums and underground tombs. The FBI is handling the case, with Special Agent Craig Frasier as lead. Kieran Finnegan, forensic psychologist and part owner of Finnegan's, her family's pub, is consulting on the case. Craig and Kieran are a couple who've worked together on more than one occasion. On this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Graham 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY GRA

Summary: Some people wander, get dressed, even eat in their sleep. Others lash out in violent ways. Is it possible that people can commit complex crimes-even murder-while walking in their sleep? With only a dead victim and a seemingly disoriented suspect at the scene of the crime, it's hard to know for sure. This program explores the question, following extensive sleep tests performed on accused...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: I want doctors! I'm gonna kill doctors! I want white coats! In 1993, gunman Damacio Torres shot up the Los Angeles County-USC Healthcare emergency room and took two hostages. Using the Torres case as a springboard, this program explains the tricky business of hostage negotiation while seeking to understand the mentality of hostage-taking. Psychologist Kris Mohandie, SWAT team supervisor Lt....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Situated in America's heartland among acres of Indiana cornfields, Wabash Valley Correctional Facility houses not just the state's most violent offenders but also a large population of the mentally ill. This MSNBC documentary looks at the challenges of confining thousands of hardened criminals in addition to those with deep-seated psychiatric needs. Wabash psychiatrist Dr. Mary Ruth Sims...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Five guards, nine prisoners.until one changes sides. In this study in elemental power politics, the prisoners work to undermine the guards' authority; the most powerful prisoner is sentenced to solitary confinement, but refuses to go; and the guards squelch an attempt to break out. Contains harsh, inflammatory, and explicit language.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: James Perry lived a double life. On the surface, he was a loving husband and father-but for more than five years, the Madison, Wisconsin, construction worker committed dozens of sexual attacks against children and young women. This ABC News program explains how the man known as the "mall rapist" was finally caught, and how his massive collection of digitized images and video provides chilling...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: In 2001, the last piece of a serial rape/murder case that had tantalized London police for nearly 20 years finally fell into place. In this program, retired FBI profiler Robert Ressler, LAPD psychologist Kris Mohandie, and British law enforcement professionals discuss the history and techniques of criminal profiling within the context of the Railway Rapist crimes that terrorized greater London...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Eyewitness testimony remains one of the most important sources of evidence in criminal investigations. Even in cases where there is only eyewitness evidence, 75 percent result in a conviction. This three-section program weighs the reliability of eyewitness testimony and what this reveals about the nature of memory itself. It also examines the concept of schemas and the nature of constructive...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: This drama is about five teenagers who are working to recover from the effects of sexual abuse in the context of a teen group. The program is designed to acknowledge and validate the feelings and experiences of teens and adults who have been sexually abused, and to encourage recovery within a context of healing and hope. Each of the teens talks about his or her feelings of fear, sadness, anger,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: In this episode, the primal exercise of negotiation and opportunism is explicated as 12 prisoners and guards band together to form a new and balanced society. Mere hours later, faced with an inability to enforce the commune rules, four members fill the power vacuum by launching a ruthless bid for control of the group. Contains harsh, inflammatory, and explicit language.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: On the day Britain experienced its first-ever suicide bombing, many assumed that those responsible for the carnage must have been deranged foreigners-but they were not. What motivated these four seemingly ordinary young British men? This program conducts a chilling psychological autopsy as it pieces together the mental state of the 7/7 bombers during their final journey. The work of Ariel...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: FBI statistics show that a woman is raped every seven minutes in the United States. These are reported rapes; probably ten times as many rapes go unreported. Hosted by actress Veronica Hamel, this program seeks to determine why people rape and to help people protect themselves against this crime. It examines the history and mythology of rape, and explains who are its most likely victims. The...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: In this profile of the psychology of leadership, a new prisoner joins the group in lockup, a master set of the guards' keys is stolen, and the two most forceful prisoners go head-to-head in a struggle for authority. Contains harsh, inflammatory, and explicit language.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Psychological profiles of criminals and foreign adversaries are a regular part of modern law enforcement and intelligence-gathering. At the height of World War II, however, creating a profile of the enemy-detailing as much as possible about his childhood, current state of mind, and potential actions-was a groundbreaking notion. This program recounts the work of Harvard psychoanalyst Dr. Walter...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: What compels a seemingly normal person to disregard a fundamental societal principle and commit murder? In this disturbing program, correspondent Steve Aveson reports on recent scientific research into the behavior of killers. An exclusive interview with serial killer Joel Rifkin, convicted of strangling 17 women, is combined with neurological testing, brain scans, and even information derived...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: As time creeps by, the exercise of reward and punishment and the friction of social inequality within the microsociety of prison take their toll, fraying nerves among the prisoners and generating anxiety among the guards. In this episode, two inmates form an unlikely alliance-and the guards are taken by surprise when three prisoners launch a nighttime revolt. Contains harsh, inflammatory, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Ten people are asked to re-create, from memory, an abstract painting they viewed two months earlier. A fascinating psychological exercise, to be sure-but the experiment will soon become much more than a session with paints and brushes. This program documents the volunteers' unwitting immersion in a staged crime, which they witness during a "break" in what they think is the real test. When a...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Graham, Heather

Summary: "Wrapping up a normal day at the office, criminal psychologist Kieran Finnegan is accosted by a desperate woman who shoves an infant into her arms and then flees, only to be murdered minutes later on a busy Manhattan street. Who was the woman? Where did the baby come from? Kieran can't stop thinking about the child and the victim, so her boyfriend, Craig Frasier, does what any good special...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION GRA

Summary: Childhood sexual abuse affects all social and economic groups. Psychiatrists, social workers, and law enforcement officials explain how the pattern of abuse is frequently spread throughout the family; why children can be manipulated into silent acceptance of abuse; the signs of sexual abuse and how and to whom they should be reported; the reliability of children as witnesses; teaching...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Without consent, sexual intercourse is nothing less than rape. This program offers insights into sexual victimization through interviews with a young woman who was raped in her own home by an armed assailant and a young man who was expelled from college on a charge of acquaintance rape. Also, a rehabilitation service for sexual offenders is profiled, with an emphasis on the treatment of deviant...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Relieved that a recent stabbing was, in fact, an event staged to test their memories, ten volunteers agree to undergo a second nightmare-an armed robbery during which one of them is abducted. This program records the assault and its scientific ramifications. Thanks to tiny eye-tracking cameras, experts can determine exactly what each test subject focused on when confronted by the shockingly...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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