All posts filed under: Dr. Scott Bonn

An Hour to Kill with Doc Bonn Special Broadcast! Dr. Jim O’Kane author of Wicked Deeds: Murder in America

  Drew University professor, author, and media analyst, Dr. Scott Bonn takes to the airwaves with the crime related radio show, An Hour to Kill With Doc Bonn. Listeners can call in to the live broadcast to ask questions, or comment, and participate in weekly contests…yes, there are prizes! To listen LIVE at High Noon (ET)  Click HERE Taking a short break from writing his new book, Why We Love Serial Killers,( published by Skyhorse Publishing and due for release in 2014), Dr. Scott Bonn will be broadcasting his popular radio show Friday, November 8. An Hour to Kill with Doc Bonn welcomes guest, Dr. James O’Kane homicide expert and author of “Wicked Deeds: Murder in America”  which explains, ..“that homicide is actually rather predictable, and patterned with respect to its assailants and victims, the circumstances in which it takes place, the time and location where it occurs, and the motives which precipitate the murderous act.”  Wicked Deeds analyzes numerous categories of murder: intimate partner homicide, child and family murders, multiple victim killings, including mass murder and serial homicide. Each …

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Crime Wire: Dr. Scott Bonn’s Prison Visit with Serial Killer David Berkowitz, Son of Sam

You can hear Crime Wire   Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Eastern.  Please visit our Crime Wire Website. Together we can make a difference. LISTEN LIVE:http://www.blogtalkradio.com/insidelenz Yes, a new look, a new host, but the same quality show! Scott Bonn has been corresponding with Berkowitz for several years as research for an upcoming book (tentatively titled Monster Dearest: Our Macabre Fascination with Serial Killers) thus gaining his trust and finally being granted an in person visit at Sullivan Correctional Facility in Fallsburg, NY.  Bonn came away from the meeting with a sense of sincerity from Berkowitz about his conversion to Christianity and his ministry within the prison. Bonn reports that the Son of Sam is now known as Son of Hope because of his wish to help others spiritually. The debate about Berkowitz will go on for a long time, he will never be out from behind prison walls and, according to Scott Bonn, has no intention of asking for parole in the future. He seems content with his life, has made apologies, and is working on being an example to others. Dr. Scott Bonn will include even …

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Dr. Scott Bonn and Rita Cosby Talk About David Berkowitz, Son of Sam

On Monday, May 6, Dr. Scott Bonn joined television news anchor and correspondent, radio host, and best-selling author, Rita Cosby on her national radio show on WOR710 New York’s News and Talk to discuss his recent prison visit with David Berkowitz, the infamous Son of Sam. Cosby landed an in person interview with Berkowitz in 2002 when he wrote a three page letter to her during the DC sniper shootings imparting his opinions and asking for the sniper to stop. A common subject, Berkowitz, Bonn and Cosby share their views about their individual time spent with him. Scott Bonn has been corresponding with Berkowitz for several years as research for an upcoming book (tentatively titled Why We Love Serial Killers thus gaining his trust and finally being granted an in person visit at Sullivan Correctional Facility in Fallsburg, NY.  Bonn came away from the meeting with a sense of sincerity from Berkowitz about his conversion to Christianity and his ministry within the prison. Bonn reports that the Son of Sam is now known as Son of Hope because of his wish to help others …

Change Already! with Jillian Maas Backman: Serial Killers and Spirituality, Can They Be Redeemed?

Change Already! Your Future, Your Choice Jillian, Warm and Fuzzy with an Attitude! Listen in live, or listen at your convenience through the archive of the show.   Jillian will walk you through the maze to an enlightened and engaging future of change! Tune in Thursdays at 1pm ET, 12pm CT Listen LIVE: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/jillianmaasbackman From Jillian Maas Backman: Salvation, Reclamation, Deliverance, and Emancipation  All adjectives used to describe an open-ended religious promise offered to any one who repents and faithfully follows the word of spirit. A unilateral commitment from above that one can be “saved” and forgiven for any sinful acts of deviance. Does this religious safety net genuinely apply to everyone?  Redemption without exception? A  “get out of hell jail” free card waiting in the wings for all?   Even for those who commit murderous acts so vile, on-lookers turn their heads away in shame? Can we uphold and stand in this truism in any circumstance, including serial killers?  As forgiving beings, do we have the capacity to sincerely welcome these spiritual evil-castaways back into …

Scott Bonn Returns to Strange Frequencies: Jack the Ripper From the Criminologist’s Point of View

  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. To listen to the show live and join in the interactive chat room CLICK HERE  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 …