Police issue manual on catching killers

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The Independent Online
A guide to catching serial killers, multiple rapists, kidnappers and armed robbers, is to be issued to senior detectives for the first time. The confidential manual also supports the use of offender profiling in major investigations and gives a list of recommended psychologists who can be used in trying to track down serial offenders.

The handbook is being drawn up by the Association of Chief Police Officers following a number of serial crimes, includingthe murders carried out by Frederick and Rosemary West.

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