Sufjan Steven’s concept album Illinois (2005) features a song about the serial killer, John Wayne Gacy, Jr., the lyrics of which focuses on his and childhood and his unspeakable deeds. Another band, Deer Tick has featured ”Clownin’ Around” about Gacy, though. … Continue reading Songs That Were Inspired By Serial Killers – Part 1: John Wayne Gacy Jr.
Not necessarily a movie about serial killers, but Baby Driver (2017) is a nice summer movie that had its soundtrack earlier than its script. Basically, an almost 2-hour music clip with awesome songs – that you can listen to after clicking the ‘Read More’ section:
Strangled (The Beast of Martfű) is a Hungarian psychothriller about a sexually deviant serial killer that was terrorizing the town of Martfű in the 1960s. His horrendous acts shocked the whole country, but his story does not stop here. For many years, Kirják János was thought to be the serial killer and was sentenced to death … Continue reading Movie Monday: Strangled (2016)
In the second part of this series, I’d like to invite you to look back on what we dealt with in the Law Enforcement English Newsletter Issue 5-8.
(Photo source) The truth is the inventor of the fraudulent financial scheme pictured above honestly thought he could make it a legal business. Ponzi scheme – as it is often referred to – basically promises investors to double their investments within a month. The trick is that these investments are paid back from the new … Continue reading VIDEO: Giving Fraud A Bad Name
On November 7th, 1969, Sister Catherine Cesnik (or Sister Cathy) left her apartment between 7 and 730 PM to run errands. She shared this apartment with her roommate, another Catholic nun. She planned to stop by the bank, a bakery and a department store to buy a … Continue reading Movie Monday: The Keepers (2017)
Some of my students get them mixed up, so I decided to make a brief post about the different meanings of these three abbreviations:
Hilarious or not, mugshots preserve a moment of truth when a criminal is arrested. Usually, the criminal is photographed from the side and from the front. Where is the term “mugshot” originated?
To find the answer, we need to turn to history: and while it is not sure why this is the case, there are some plausible theories to answer this question:
In 2016, we issued Law Enforcement English Newsletter to make (more) space for dealing with Law Enforcement English. More than half a year later – I thought – it would be nice to see what we have dealt with so far, so I have decided to … Continue reading Newsletters Recap Issue 1-4