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Prior to discussing what serial killers do we must identify and pinpoint what a serial killer is We generally tend to attribute the same name for serial killers and mass murderers This is incorrect because they are two independent and different types of killers While both of these individuals may kill many people the difference lies in the reason they kill and the period over which they kill their victims An event or a build up of circumstance triggers mass murderers and causes them to act This can be the result of a stressful situation or frustration either at work or in their private lives For whatever reason they may choose to use a weapon and kill people that they feel are responsible for their problems They may also kill total strangers in a bid to get even with whomever or whatever they feel wronged them Whatever their reason is they are usually cooperative and quite often docile if they survive the episode It seems that this one-time outburst of violence once enacted puts an end to any future events of this type for that individual While the mass killer may kill many people in one attack when the attack is over their mission is complete The mass killers victims may not be chosen for any other reason than being in the wrong place at the wrong time A serial murder occurs when one or more individuals commit a second murder andor subsequent murder is relationship-less is at a different time and has no apparent connection to the initial murders and is usually committed in a different geographical location Further the motive is not for material gain and is believed to be for the murderers desire to have power over its victims Victims may have a symbolic value and are perceived as powerless given their situation in time place or status within their immediate surroundings Serial killers are
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