r/Damnthatsinteresting Sep 22 '22 Silver 2 Helpful 3 Wholesome 2

Scene from 'Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story' compared to the actual trial in 1992 Video

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u/TexasLoriG Sep 22 '22 edited Sep 23 '22

I am so glad they included this woman's victim impact statement in the series. It's an important part of the story.

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u/johnwayne2413 Sep 22 '22

How did Dahmer get away with killing so many people before he was caught?

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u/Bleblebob Sep 22 '22

The vast majority of it was Police Incompetence.

Jeffrey preyed on communities that the police had no interest in protecting.

In one instance a shitty cop gave a naked victim with a hole drilled into his head back to Dahmer because they didn't wanna deal with the gay community at all.

Fun(awful) fact, that cop actually remained a cop until his retirement in 2020. I think he just moved districts and got rehired.

I remember the police department that he retired at tweeted out a congratulations to him when he retired thanking him for his police work. His police work that allowed one of the biggest serial killers to continue killing.