Serial and single-victim rapists: differences in crime-scene violence, interpersonal involvement, and criminal sophistication.

  title={Serial and single-victim rapists: differences in crime-scene violence, interpersonal involvement, and criminal sophistication.},
  author={Jisun Park and Louis B. Schlesinger and Anthony J. Pinizzotto and Edward F. Davis},
  journal={Behavioral sciences \& the law},
  volume={26 2},
Three categories of crime-scene behaviors (violence, interpersonal involvement, and criminal sophistication) among a group of 22 serial and 22 single-victim rapists were studied. Findings indicate that serial rapists were more likely to display a higher level of criminally sophisticated behaviors to avoid detection, whereas single-victim rapists were more likely to behave violently and engage in some form of interpersonal involvement with their victims. Implications of these findings for… 

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