How is it possible to develop a profile of a serial killer by the crime scene?
How do serial killers pick their victims?
Serial killers are highly intelligent, right?
What are the psychological stages serial killers go through before, during, and after murdering?


Classification Trichotomy

Crime Scene Classifications



Psychotic v Psychopathic



Psychological Phases

Juvenile Serial Killers

Female Serial Killers

Linkage Analysis

Profiling Process



Steven David Lampley

The only police officer in history to convince a serial killer to walk into a police department for arrest!



Negotiated with and arrested The Clairemont Killer.

Successfully profiled the Atlanta Homeless Killer from 2020.

Author of Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer and The Dahmer Book.

Regular guest on Crime Stories with Nancy Grace on Sirius Radio and FOX Nation with over SEVENTY appearances.

Monthly contributing writer for Psychology Today.

Contributing writer for Law Enforcement Today and Death Investigator Magazine.

STEVEN DAVID LAMPLEY is a former 21-year career police officer and undercover SVU detective.  Some of the cases on which he worked have been seen on TruTV, FOX, Investigation Discovery, and The Discovery Channel as well as receiving coverage by The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Tuscaloosa Times, and numerous other print media.

Steven is the negotiating and arresting officer of The Clairemont Killer, a Serial Killer featured on America's Most Wanted!  Steven is the author of Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer and The Dahmer Book.

He is now a keynote speaker and trainer teaching corporations, colleges and universities, government agencies, and organizations how to identify liars during a conversation and the host of the acclaimed TRUE CRIME: America, heard on Spotify, iHeart Radio iTunes, Alexa, Radio Public, and other radio and podcast media.

Steven is a contributing writer for the world's leading and respected psychology periodical, Psychology Today magazine in the areas of Law and Crime and a regular guest on Crime Stories with Nancy Grace on Sirius Radio and FOX Nation.

Steven is currently investigating the cold case murder of twelve-year-old Kathy Jones from November 1969 and penned the book, 12 and Murdered, about the case and his investigation.

"A widely respected former SVU detective!"

Nancy Grace

FOX Nation

Sirius Radio

Crime Stories with Nancy Grace

"His skills place him in the "cream of the crop" category!"

William T. Gaut, PhD

Deputy Chief (Ret)

Homicide Division

Birmingham Police Department



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