Criminological Behavior Theories for Richard Ramirez

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Criminological Behavior Theories for Richard Ramirez
Abstract
This paper shall explore the criminal history of Richard Ramirez, who gained infamy as the Night Stalker killer of the middle 1980s. It will review his life and criminal history. The influences in his life and public exploits will be related. A criminological theory will be attempted to be applied to explain his murderous conduct. A conclusion will be drawn as to which theory best applies.
Richard Ramirez - Criminological Behavior Theories
California was terrorized in the mid-1980s by a serial killer proclaimed the “Night Stalker” by the media. The over a dozen victims of this killer didn’t understand nor question the underlying criminological underpinnings of these acts and his...
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