Today we are chatting with best-selling author and true crime star, Kerrie Droban!
Kerrie Droban is an award-winning author and criminal & family attorney living in Arizona. With numerous appearances and interviews on national television and radio shows, she has established herself as an expert on the pathology of the criminal mind, motorcycle gangs, and a mentor to new and aspiring true crime writers.
Kerrie received a Masters's degree from The Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars and a Master of Fine Arts and Juris Doctorate from the University of Arizona.
She has been a keynote speaker at gang task force conferences and a national speaker at various writing conferences across the country. She has also appeared on national television on CNBC’s “American Greed: A Widow’s Web,” A&E’s “Gangland: Behind Enemy Lines,” the American Heroes Channel’s “Codes and Conspiracies,” “Investigation ID,” and the Discovery Channel’s “Deadly Devotion.
In today’s episode we discuss:
· How her fascination with true crime and killers began.
· Kerrie’s unusual childhood.
· Her co-writing process that sometimes takes years.
· How writing books like Aurora: The Psychiatrist Who Treated the Movie Theater Killer Tells Her Story, has changed her.
· Her experiences and research with outlaw motorcycle clubs.
· Her opinions on the death penalty, insanity plea, and the Jeffrey Dahmer case.
All of this and more on today’s episode of the Cops and Writers podcast.
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