Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit Characters

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John Douglas

John Douglas is the author and main character in "Mindhunter." This book tells the story of his life and career with the FBI investigating crime. Stress, pressure and anxiety from work focused on finding and investigating criminals who perpetrate the most heinous and horrendous crimes of serial killing with horrible mutilation and abuse puts him in Seattle Swedish Hospital at 38 years with brain hemorrhage. Stress causes him viral encephalitis and takes months of recuperation. John and his older sister Arlene are born in Brooklyn but raised in Hempstead where his father Jack is a union leader. John is a mediocre student but likes animals and telling stories. He attends college in Montana but when he joins the Air Force is assigned to New Mexico. He joins the FBI in 1970 and a year later marries Pam and is sent to the FBI regional office in Milwaukee where she...

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