Hitmen and the Spaces of Contract Killing: The Doorstep Hitman

Brolan, L. and Wilson, D. and Yardley, Elizabeth (2016) Hitmen and the Spaces of Contract Killing: The Doorstep Hitman. Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, 13 (3). pp. 220-238. ISSN 15444759

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Abstract

This exploratory paper considers the spaces where hits take place within Britain. It concentrates on those hits that have occurred on the doorstep of the victim and offers analysis of why this location might be chosen. It suggests an emerging modus operandi (MO) of doorstep hits and how knowledge of this MO might be useful to law enforcement. Two cold cases are re‐considered in light of this MO.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L900 Others in Social studies
Divisions: Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences > Dept. Criminology and Sociology
UoA Collections > UoA23: Sociology
Depositing User: Liz Yardley
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2018 15:31
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2018 15:31
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/5784

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