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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
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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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