Table of Contents

Biographies: Author, Evaluators, and Contributors

Preface to the Second Edition

Preface to the First Edition

1. Introduction

A Previous Typology of Kidnapping

Psychology and Criminal Analysis

Methodology

Conclusion

Bibliography

2. The History of U.S. Kidnapping Laws

The Federal Kidnapping Act

Kidnapping Case Law

Kidnapping as a Distinct Crime

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

The Jacob Wetterling Act and Megan’s Law

The Amber Alert System

Kidnapping and Human Trafficking: Overlap and Distinctions

Milestones in Human Trafficking Legislation

Bibliography

3. Domestic Kidnapping

What Defines the Domestic Kidnapping

Characteristics of the Domestic Kidnapping

Implications for Prevention and Investigation

Are All Victims of Domestic Violence Kidnapping Victims?

Bibliography

4. Predatory Kidnapping—Adult Victim

What Defines the Predatory Kidnapping—Adult Victim

Characteristics of the Predatory Kidnapping—Adult Victim

Implications for Prevention and Investigation

Bibliography

5. Predatory Kidnapping—Child Victim

What Defines the Predatory Kidnapping—Child Victim

Characteristics of the Predatory Kidnapping—Child Victim

Implications for Prevention and Investigation

Bibliography

6. Profit Kidnapping

What Defines the Profit Kidnapping

Characteristics of the Profit Kidnapping

Implications for Prevention and Investigation

Human Trafficking and Kidnapping: Implications for Prevention and Investigation

Bibliography

7. Revenge Kidnapping

What Defines the Revenge Kidnapping?

The Characteristics of the Revenge Kidnapping

Implications for Prevention and Investigation

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Details

No. of pages:
260
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780124080539
Print ISBN:
9780124080652
Print ISBN:
9780128103272

About the author

Diana Concannon

Affiliations and Expertise

California School of Forensic Studies, Alliant International University

Reviews

"…based on a three-part analysis of 100 randomly selected kidnapping cases prosecuted in the United States that have survived Supreme Court appeal. The results of the analysis are incorporated into each chapter as part of the exploration of the inductive profile of each kidnapping subtype, thereby offering a statistically based tool that can inform investigative strategies…"--The Journal, Spring 2014