Episode 016: ViCAP

on February 11, 2011 in Law Enforcement, Podcast Episodes, Serial Killers, Unsubs, Victimology by

The Violent Criminal Apprehension Program is a unit of the United States FBI responsible for the analysis of serial violent and sexual crimes. It is located within the Critical Incident Response Group’s National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime.

At its core, ViCAP is a database where records of homicides, missing persons, unidentified person, and sexual assaults are uploaded by local law enforcement. These can then be analyzed by profilers within the FBI.

Mentioned in the Podcast: Ted Bundy, The Zodiac Killer, Harvey Glatman, Angel Maturino Resendiz, Steven Pennell

You can also download the episode directly.

And feel free to use the comments below for episode discussion.

There are no comments yet, add one below.

Leave a Comment