1/6 Radio Broadcast- Discussion with Dr. Katherine Ramsland

Listen to internet radio with Joey Ortega on Blog Talk Radio

We are joined by an authority in the forensics field, and author, Dr. Katherine Ramsland.  She has masters degrees in forensic psychology, clinical psychology, criminal justice and a Ph.D in philosophy.  She has studied the vampire sub-culture, which is evident in her book, “The Vampire Trap”.  She teaches forensic psychology and criminal justice at DeSales University and has written over 1,0oo articles and 38 books on topics such as forensics, serial killers, and mass murderers.  Topics of discussion will include
Ramslands true crime story books and their cases, along with Dr. Ramsland’s insight into “The Mind Of A Murderer”.

  • Meet Dr. Katherine Ramsland. Her background expertise and book titles up for discussion are announced. (1:07)
  • Dr. Ramsland elaborates on her extensive body of work and expertise, and how it all began. (2:27)
  • Ramsland shares her first experience in immersion journalism based on the vampire subculture. (6:45)
  • Ramsland briefly covers a book she co-wrote with profiler, John Douglas. (9:00)
  • Dr. Ramsland discusses her research and writing experience regarding serial killers and case analyses. (14:27)
  • Ramsland’s discusses the courses she teaches. (17:25)
  • Dr. Ramsland offers insight on her book, “Forensics Of CSI”. (18:23)
  • Her book, The Vampire Trap, is covered, on a professional level as well as a personal level. (25:19)
  • A listener calls in to ask Dr. Katherine Ramsland a question. (28:15)
  • Ramsland shares her opinion on crime scene investigation and the type of person one has to be. (29:40)
  • The term ‘psychopath’ is defined. (33:40)
  • Dr. Ramsland sheds light on the role of fantasy and the part it can play with not all, but some serial killers. (42:50)
  • A listener calls in to speak with Dr. Ramsland. (49:00)
  • The Vampire Trap is reviewed . (55:04)
  • Dr. Katherine Ramsland fills us in on her book currently in the works, “The Ivy League Killer” and a 90 year-old cold case that she is re-visiting. (57:30)
  • A page from Ramsland’s book, “Psychopath”, is read! Next weeks guests are announced! (58:34)

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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