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Robert J. Sadler - Dallas Police Department -
Robert Sadler, private investigator and
security consultant, Vietnam veteran and
former Dallas cop, is a  novelist, essayist, poet,
artist and photographer.
Candace Sams - San Diego Police
Department -Candace Sams (aka C.S.
Chatterly) graduated from Texas A&M
University with a BS in Agriculture, worked as a
police officer with the State of Texas, did a
brief stint with the Texas Department of Public
Safety Undercover Narcotics Task force, and
was also with the San Diego Police
Department. She taught for the San Diego
County Sheriff’s Department and worked in law
enforcement in Alabama.
Lynda Sandoval - Wheat Ridge Police
Department - Lynda Sandoval is a former
police officer-turned fiction writer with
twenty-two published books to her credit. She
lives (and writes) in Denver with a gigantic,
rollicking family of mostly beasts who regularly
trash the house.
Joe Sanchez - New York Police Department -
Joe has been trying to tell this story for some
time.  It’s his story, but not his alone. It’s also
the story of those who lived and died alongside
him, in Viet Nam and in that other battle, for
justice and safety under the shield of the law,
that is fought daily in the streets of every big
city by every honest cop.  
Rod Sanford - Santa Cruz County Sheriff's
Office - The Pacific Institute of Defensive
Tactics (P.I.D.T.) was established by Rod
Sanford in 1983. The P.I.D.T. training center is
located in Soquel, California, just four miles
south of Santa Cruz on the Monterey Bay and
forty minutes from San Jose International
Airport.  
Charles W. Sasser - Tulsa Police Department
Charles W. Sasser has been a full-time
freelance writer/journalist/photographer since
1979. He is a veteran of both the U.S. Navy
(journalist) and U.S. Army (Special Forces, the
Green Berets), a combat veteran and former
combat correspondent wounded in action. He
also served fourteen years as a police officer
(in Miami, Florida, and in Tulsa, Oklahoma,
where he was a homicide detective.
John Schembra - Pleasant Hill Police
Department - John Schembra, an author living
in  Concord,CA. spent a year with the 557th
MP Company at Long Binh, South Vietnam in
1970.  His time as a combat M.P. provided the
basis for his first book, M.P., A Novel of
Vietnam, a work of fiction based in part on his
personal experiences.  Upon completing his
military service, John joined the Pleasant Hill
Police Department, where he retired in 2001
as a Sergeant, after 30 years of service.  
Jack H. Schonely - Los Angeles Police
Department - Jack H. Schonely has been
working on the front lines of law enforcement in
a wide variety of field assignments for over 29
years. He is a nationally recognized expert in
the area of suspect tactics and perimeter
containment and is a sought after tactical
trainer.
Ronald M. Schunk - Dearborn County Sheriff
Department -
Retreat is Ronald M. Schunk's
first published mystery. It features Sam Basro
as deputy constable in the small town of
Retreat, Kentucky. The small town borders the
Ohio River, minutes from both Ohio and
Indiana.  That Mr. Schunk is a retired police
officer becomes obvious as he leads you
through correct police procedure, as well as
insights into the mind of law enforcement
officers during official duty.
Nick Selby - Midlothian Police Department -
This is the personal website of law
enforcement technology and information
security consultant Nick Selby. Nick is CEO
and co-founder, with David Henderson, of
StreetCred Software, Inc, a Code for America
Accelerator Company (you can watch a
six-minute video, recorded at the 2013 Code
for America Summit, in which Nick describes
the problem StreetCred addresses and how it
seeks to solve it).
Charles A. Sennewald - Los Angeles Co
Sheriff's Department - Charles "Chuck"
Sennewald is a semi-retired Security
Management Consultant and has spent a
lifetime in the police and security profession.
He’s a graduate of the US Army’s Military
Police School, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s
Academy and a graduate of California State
University at Los Angeles with a B.S. degree in
Police Science and Administration.
Debra Shinder - Roanoke Police Department
- Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a former police
officer/criminal justice instructor who now
makes her living as an IT analyst, author,
trainer and speaker. She has written or
contributed to 26 books, published over 800
articles and has been living online, along with
her husband Tom (whom she met via the
Internet), since the mid-1990s.
Joel F. Shults - Adams State College Police
Department - Dr. Joel F. Shults is an award
winning police writer. He has authored three
books for police officers;
Bridge to Trouble,
T
he Badge and the Brain, and The Line is
Ready
. He is also the creator and author of the
well-respected blog, The Police Perspective.
George D. Shuman - Metropolitan Police
Department - George D Shuman was raised on
a cattle farm in the mountains of southwestern
Pennsylvania. He worked for a time in the steel
mills as a riveter before moving to Washington
DC and joining the Metropolitan Police
Department. Mr. Shuman held positions as a
narcotics detective and was for a time
commander of the training operations branch,
retiring as a lieutenant from the Public Integrity
Division responsible for investigating
government corruption.
Daniel B. Silver - San Francisco Police
Department - Daniel B. Silver has played many
roles in his thirty-something-year-old life: child
actor, punk rocker, musician, high school
dropout, miscreant skateboarder, Food Not
Bombs activist, comic book nerd, retail clerk,
husband, homeowner, 911 paramedic, comedy
website writer, poet, apartment renter,
wannabe novelist, police officer and first man
to set foot on Mars. Dan is lying about one of
those things.
Scott Silverii - Thibodaux Police Department
- I am a cop, a Chief of Police, a teacher, an
author, a son, a brother and a dad. Most
importantly, I am saved by God’s grace. I’m
going to be honest about what policing is like
(the good and the can-be-better), what being a
dad/cop is like, and the ordinary trials in this
life that still amaze me.
Enes Smith - Warm Springs Tribal Police -
Enes Smith, M.S., is a frequent speaker at
regional, national, and international events. A
former homicide detective, Crime Scene
Investigator, and a former college instructor
and adjunct professor of criminology courses,
he currently instructs casino employees in the
art of nonverbal cues to detecting deception.  
In addition, Smith is a talented and award
winning author of four suspense novels, one of
which has recently been optioned for a full
length feature film.
Richard A. Smith - Durham Police
Department Richard A. Smith spent almost 18
years in law enforcement as a Deputy Sheriff,
jailer, patrol deputy, Vice Investigator, Public
Safety Officer (Police&Fireman combined)
Airport Police Officer, Uniform patrol Police
Officer, and an Investigator in Criminal
Investigations Division.
Russell S. Smith - San Angelo Police
Department - Russell's law enforcement career
began as a reserve deputy with the Tom
Green County Sheriff’s Department in 1977
and ended when he retired as the San Angelo
Texas Police Chief in 1999.  This experience
spurred his professional writing career; he sold
his first article to a police trade magazine in
1980.  A police photography class led to his
passion of capturing images on film, and now
in digital format.
Dave Spaulding - Montgomery County
Sheriff's Office - Dave Spaulding was awarded
the 2010 Law Officer Trainer of the Year
award at the “The International Law
Enforcement Education and Training
Association (ILEETA). He has 36 years of Law
Enforcement & Federal Security experience.
Dave was a founding member of his Agency’s
SWAT Team, and he spent 12 years as its
training officer.
Police Authors
Websites
Steven Spingola - Milwaukee Police
Department - Steven Spingola is an
investigator with a national reputation for
excellence.  A 2001 graduate of the FBI
National Academy, Spingola holds two master’s
degrees. He is also a death investigations
expert, a police related shooting reconstruction
specialist, and has formal training in criminal
investigative analysis (profiling).
Steven Staggs - University of California
Police Department - Steve is the author of the
Crime Scene and Evidence Photographer's
Guide
, a field handbook for crime scene and
evidence photography, which has sold over
40,000 copies and is in use by investigators in
more than 2,500 law enforcement agencies.  
Steve retired in 2004 after 32 years in law
enforcement, but continues to teach forensic
photography and crime scene investigations at
a university in Southern California.
Norm Stamper - Seattle Police Department -
Norm Stamper began his law enforcement
career in San Diego in 1966 as a beat cop. In
1994, he was named chief of the Seattle Police
Department.
Rick Stone - Hollywood Police Department -
BEHIND THE GOLD STAR by Chief Rick
Stone, a national “Officer of the Year” and
Medal of Valor recipient, exposes seven days
in the life of a Police Chief struggling against
bureaucratic stupidity, personal conflicts and
his department’s collection of screw-ups,
lunatics, and peculiar happenings.
Michael W. Streed - Orange Police
Department - Michael W. Streed is an
internationally-recognized police sketch artist
based in Southern California and the
Baltimore-Washington DC Metro area. He is a
31-year law enforcement veteran, with over 30
years of experience as a police sketch artist
with some of the largest, most diverse police
agencies in the United States, including the
Los Angeles and Baltimore City Police
Departments.
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