Sex offenders don't wear a mark on their forehead.
The truth is, ... the only way to protect children from these sex offenders is to incarcerate them for the rest of their lives.
These are people who are alienated and don't really identify with their fellow residents in any positive way. They feel the tragedy is an opportunity for them.
apparently nobody noticed before this disaster that the crime rate was always extremely high in New Orleans.
You just don't have to think about it too much because almost everybody is impoverished. Believe me, the wealthy citizens of New Orleans evacuated.
I would say he's euphoric at this point. If we don't stop him, he will kill again.
Most serial killers kill at home as a hobby on a part-time basis. But (I think) this guy has made it into a career. He roams the country and he could be in my state next, in your state next, and that's very terrifying.
Bigotry and hatred and prejudice rise and fall depending on certain situations.
Muslims were seen as a threat to religious values and survival. The difference between the Muslim-world and America is viewed as a clash of cultures by many. What's missing is empathy. Many human beings have plenty of compassion for the plight of their own people. It's the 'I've suffered more than you syndrome.' It's that kind of thinking that divides people.
These things take a while to sink in before people decide they're not going to take it anymore. I don't think we're there yet.
I've studied family massacres for more than 20 years. First of all, it's almost always the husband or father, (and) in almost every case he has suffered some kind of catastrophic loss.
We forget just how manipulative and shrewd and crafty some of these guys are. They have the street smarts necessary to convince these women that they're innocent guys and that they're genuinely in love.
You don't give the perpetrators a slap on the wrist.
I think that homeless people are vulnerable.
We make celebrities out of serial killers. They're glamorized and romanticized. People forget about the gruesome details of their crimes.
Maybe he had a friend who was abused by an offender or a sibling or someone in his past who was very close. It doesn't have to be him. It could be an intimate in his life.