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John Douglas: About the Former FBI Criminal Profiler

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Jan 19, 2023 • 5 min read

John Edward Douglas is a former FBI agent and one of the world’s premier criminal profilers. He worked to bring numerous serial killers to justice and to understand what leads some people to commit such brutal murders in the first place. Learn more about his career and the darker elements of the human psyche.