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    The Iceman and the Psychiatrist (2003)

    For the third time, HBO cameras go inside Trenton State Maximum Security Prison — and inside the mind of one of the most prolific killers in U.S. history. Mafia hit man Richard Kuklinski freely admits to killing more than 100 people, but in this special, he speaks with top psychiatrist Dr. Park Dietz in […]

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    The Man Who Lives With Monsters (2001)

    Robert Ressler has come face-to-face with some of history’s most terrifying killers. The original “profiler”, and the first to coin the phrase “serial killer”, Ressler spent 20 years tracking down murderers for the FBI. Robert Ressler: The Man Who Lives with Monsters focuses on Ressler’s involvement in tracking down six notorious serial killers including […]

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    The Profilers (2003)

    This episode: Experts in criminal profiling trace the technique’s history and reveal how it was used in an attempt to identify notorious killers such as Jack the Ripper. Crime scene investigators reveal the art and science of catching the world’s most dangerous criminals in Forensic Factor. The superstars of forensic science reveal the remarkable […]

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    Under the Microscope: The FBI Hair Cases (2015)

    Al Jazeera’s Emmy Award-winning “Fault Lines” investigates how the FBI used the flawed science of microscopic hair analysis to help convict thousands of criminal defendants. In this new episode, “Under the Microscope: The FBI Hair Cases,” Fault Lines correspondent Josh Rushing and team travel to Savannah, Georgia to meet Joseph Sledge. In 1978, Sledge […]