Criminal Profiling and Crime Linkage w/ Eric W. Hickey, Ph.D- 10/7 Show Recap

Topics of discussion include, but are not limited to criminal profiling and crime linkage with Dr. Eric W. Hickey, who will be joining us. Listen is as he shares his extensive expertise background with us and applies it to the JD killer case.

  • Meet Dr. Hickey! (1:10)
  • Dr. Hickey defines criminal profiling for us. (2:05)
  • Dr. Hickey really gets into the complex field of profiling and states that it is one that must be understood in all aspects in order to be successful. (3:45)
  • Dr. Hickey’s qualifications and impressive experience is elaborated on. (6:29)
  • Dr. Hickey also discusses his current work involving 13 different agencies. (7:45)
  • Not that it is necessary, but Dr. Hickey is given a chance to defend his work against other profilers that are quick to criticize others in the field of profiling. (9:17)
  • Dr. Hickey makes a solid point in saying, when it comes to career profiling, “it’s more important to give back than it is to be the star of the show”. (13:25)
  • Dr. Hickey gives credit to other profilers (18:05)
  • Dissects the science of a profile for each type of predator and how to identify certain types of offenders. (23:05)
  • The term PCLR is defined by Hickey. (26:57)
  • Accuracy of a profile is doubted by some; Dr. Hickey answers to this. (35:00)
  • 4540 The JD killer case is discussed and the MO, or method of operation is the topic. (45:40)
  • The unknown results from DNA swabs belonging to law enforcement officials are addressed. (53:40)
  • Dr. Hickeys book titles are shared, along with his website. (59:20)


About behindtheyellowtape

Joey Ortega started his investigative career early at the age of 18 working as an apprentice investigator for local detectives. He started out doing insurance fraud investigations and background investigations. Proving adept in the areas surveillance and information gathering, Joey continued to seek further investigative challenges. From there he went on to do internal investigations for a number of companies that include; Sears, Roebuck Co., Saks Fifth Avenue, and K-mart. He was largely responsible for investigating issues of internal theft, embezzlement, workers comp fraud, and crime ring investigations. His success eventually earned him a position as a national investigator for a cellular chain, investigating crime rings on a national level. Trained in the Reid technique (interviewing/interrogation), Joey was able to gain confessions consistently without a single prosecution ever being challenged in court. Throughout his career as an internal investigator Joey continued to work for various private investigative agencies. Moving away from insurance fraud, Joey began developing his skills in the areas of criminal defense investigation, fidelity investigation, missing person’s investigations, and stalker investigations. It was the area of stalker investigations that Joey began to discover his passion for computer crime investigations. Having to learn quickly how to trace harassing and threatening emails, Joey began see that this is where the future of crime and justice was heading and decided to throw himself deeply into the subject. As a result, Joey’s clientele began to include those who were victims of internet fraud and cyber attacks. Joey is also the co-founder of The Ullemeyer Group, Inc. an investigative and training firm based in Santa Barbara, California that specializes in forensic training and consulting.
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