Marking the 125th Anniversary of the reign of terror in London of the infamous Jack the Ripper, host Jason Korbus of Strange Frequencies will be probing for answers from Dr. Scott Bonn, criminologist and Drew University Professor.
- Why were the victims chosen?
- What do the murders themselves reveal about the killer?
- Are we close to finding out Jack the Ripper’s real identity?
There’s a proliferation of public sites espousing the various theories and suspects about the murders of Jack the Ripper and many self-professed “Ripperologists,” but Dr. Bonn’s theory is based on his knowledge and research as a leading criminologist and the known facts.
Strange Frequencies will delve into the details the of Jack the Ripper crimes on Sunday, May 5th at 4pm Eastern, bringing yet another professional viewpoint to the 125 year old mystery.
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A criminologist examines the variety of criminal motivations and the often complex patterns of criminal patterns, frequently with policy implications. Criminologists examine psychological and biological factors, as well as social and environmental factors such as the economy and education that can influence crime patterns and crime rates.
Criminologists also translate crime statistics into usable tools for the criminal justice system and policy makers. By developing profiles of criminals and their motivations, and organizing statistics into meaningful patterns, a criminologist helps to develop strategies in order to prevent future criminal behavior.
Dr. Scott Bonn has appeared as expert crime analyst on popular news programs such as Dr Drew, and was featured in the 2012 A&E special “The Long Island Serial Killer.” His expert commentary frequently appears in The New York Times, Huffington Post and other major outlets.
Doc Bonn is a prolific writer and blogger. He is currently researching and writing a popular book on the public’s interest in serial killers titled, “Monster Dearest: Our Macabre Fascination with Serial Killers”