Hitmen and the Spaces of Contract Killing: The Doorstep Hitman

Brolan, Liam and Wilson, David 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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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
1 October 2016Published
2 February 2016Published Online
3 January 2016Accepted
Subjects: CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-01 - sociology, social policy and anthropology > CAH15-01-01 - social sciences (non-specific)
Divisions: Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences > Dept. Criminology and Sociology
Depositing User: Users 80 not found.
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2018 15:31
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2022 15:55
URI: https://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/5784

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