As one of the world’s leading criminal investigators, Mike King has been on the frontline in the hunt for serial predators and broken open some of the world’s most perplexing cold cases.
For 40 years, he’s worked with law enforcement around the world, taught top police investigators the art of criminal profiling, and consulted on public safety strategy for large-scale events including SuperBowls, marathons, G20s, and the Olympics.
In Mapping Evil, Mike King joins award-winning journalist Tory Shepherd to take you deep inside the rapidly evolving world of criminal profiling.
Offering a look at real crimes through an experienced investigator’s eye, Mapping Evil takes you on a journey into the minds of predators and the lives of those tasked with bringing them to justice.
Explore some of the world's most chilling investigations and learn how understanding the geography of crimes, predators and victims can shed new light on unsolved cases.
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Exploring the terrain of where innocence is lost
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The man behind the map
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Mapping nature or nurture
When does a faith built on love and compassion transform into the darkest of beliefs? What is the catalyst that takes a devoted parishioner on a journey to become a prophet, and then a predator?
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Mapping precious last steps
Oliver Ben Gerrish is every parent’s worst nightmare – charismatic and cunning, he represents the most dangerous of serial predators.
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Exploring where cruelty blooms
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Exploring where all is lost.
When married mother of two Suzanne Morphew went missing from her Colorado home on Mother’s Day 2020, it appeared as if she had simply vanished off the face of the earth.
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Hunting the hunters
Even for seasoned investigators like Mike King, crimes against the most vulnerable members of society – such as those in their twilight years – are amongst the most difficult to comprehend.
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When location becomes a liability
For veteran law enforcement specialist Mike King, the element of ‘location’ is one of the most important pieces of the puzzle when it comes to investigating serial crimes. Determining how, when, and why the paths of a p...
Taking down the Zion Society
“I've been involved in a cult that's sexually abusing children. Do you have a moment to talk to me?”
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