Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit

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Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit
Mindhunter Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit.jpg
First edition cover
Author John E. Douglas
Mark Olshaker
Country United States
Language English
Subject Serial killer
Published 1995
Media type Print, e-book, audiobook
ISBN 978-0-684-80376-0

Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit is 1995 non-fiction crime book written by retired FBI agent John E. Douglas and his coauthor Mark Olshaker.

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The book details Douglas's "criminal-personality profiling" on serial killers and mass murderers, which he developed over decades of interviews with known killers. The book includes profiles of the Atlanta child killer, Wayne Williams, and suggests proactive steps on luring culprits to contact the police.[1][2]

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Television[edit]

In 2017, Netflix series Mindhunter was heavily based on the book.[3]

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