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Chuck Klein - Woodlawn Police
Department - Chuck Klein is the author
of many books.  Chuck is a Licensed
Private Investigator (ret), with a Bachelor
of Laws, listed in Who's Who in America
and a Former Certified Police Officer and
Firefighter.  He is a Firearms and
Contributing Editor, Security Columnist,
an active member of IALEFI and a NRA
Certified Firearms Instructor.  Some
books include
Guns in the Workplace,
Circa 1957,
The Badge, Lines of Defense.
Michael Levine - Barnstable County
Sheriff's Office - Author of NY Times
Bestseller
DEEP COVER and national
bestseller T
HE BIG WHITE LIE, used by
Police and universities as training texts.
Lisa Lockwood - Chicago Police
Department - Lisa’s enigmatic path
serves as an inspirational example of how
she successfully combined optimism and
reinvention to reach unparalleled heights.
Lisa is now dedicating her life to teaching
people how they can reinvent themselves
with the power of determination and
perseverance.
Michael D. Lyman - Oklahoma Bureau of
Narcotics -  Dr. Lyman's books are
currently used by some of the nation's
most prestigious colleges and
universities. All books are published by
nationally recognized publishing houses,
are peer reviewed and revised every two
to three years.
John Mackie - New York Police
Department - John was dedicated and
highly decorated member of the NYPD.  A
holder of the Department's prestigious
Medal of Valor, he now spends his time
writing great novels..literary classics
really...about homicide investigators and
real cops in The Big Apple.
Dan Marcou - La Crosse Police
Department - Dan Marcou “Lt. Dan”
retired as a highly decorated police officer
after 33 years of service.  He has recently
authored three popular police novels in
his McCarthy series, published by
Thunder Bay Press,
The Calling: The
Making of a Veteran Cop, SWAT Blue
Knights in Black Armor
and Nobody's
Heroes
.
Peter Mars - Kennebec County Sheriff's
Office - Peter Mars is a thirty year veteran
of law enforcement. He is a native of
Brookline, Massachusetts. His
undergraduate studies in criminal justice
and police science were accomplished at
Northeastern University. He has a
masters degree in public administration
from Columbia and recently completed his
doctorate in sociology with a focus on
incarceration and recidivism at that same
institution.
Alex J. McDonald - Broward County
Sheriff's Office - Alex retired in 2007. He
is an associate member of Mystery
Writers Of America.  His novel
Sawgrass
was published by Authorhouse.
Michael McGarrity - Santa Fe County
Sheriff's Department - Michael's career in
criminal justice  includes work in
corrections, law enforcement, security,
and police officer training.  A number of
his best selling novels have been
nominated for various awards, and in
2004 he received the New Mexico
Governor's Award for Excellence in the
Arts -- Literature.
Joe McKinney - San Antonio Police
Department - Joe McKinney is the San
Antonio-based author of several horror,
crime and science fiction novels.  Joe
McKinney is a sergeant with the San
Antonio Police Department, where he
helps to run the city’s 911 Dispatch
Center.
Joseph D. McNamara - San Jose Police
Department - Joseph D. McNamara ,
retired police chief of San Jose, Calif.,
started his career as a beat cop in
Harlem, New York City. He was the only
police chief in the United States to hold a
Ph.D. from Harvard University.
Peter Moskos - Baltimore Police
Department - Peter Moskos is an
associate professor at John Jay College
of Criminal Justice in the Department of
Law, Police Science, and Criminal Justice
Administration. A former Baltimore City
police officer and Harvard and Princeton
trained sociologist, Moskos studies
people the old-fashioned way: He talks to
them.
Bryan Muth - Phoenix Police Department
- Bryan Muth is the author of
JUDGING
THE POLICE
.  Muth's law enforcement
career has spanned nearly four decades.  
Mark Mynheir - Palm Bay Police
Department - Mark Mynheir is a former
Marine and a twenty-five-year police
veteran who worked as a narcotics agent,
a S.W.A.T. team member, and a homicide
detective. Mark has published five novels
and numerous articles.
Richard Nable - Fulton County Police
Department - Richard Nable was born
and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He
graduated from the University of
Richmond, VA in 1987 with a bachelor’s
degree in biology and promptly went to
work as a police officer. He is the principal
firearms trainer for his department as
well as for the regional police academy.
Steven J. Newton - Clever Police
Department - Steve Newton is a 25-year
law enforcement veteran and a former
Marine/Navy veteran. He served with the
3rd Battalion, 24th Marines, 4th Marine
Division.  Now retired and afflicted with
Parkinson’s Disease, he continues to
write articles for various law enforcement,
military and veteran publications. He is
also the author of the
Old Sergeant and
the
Old Sergeant and Friends.
Mitchell Nevin - Milwaukee Police
Department - Having served in a law
enforcement capacity for parts of three
decades, Mitchell Nevin's knowledge of
organized crime, police interrogation
techniques, surveillance, and forensics,
shines a light on the inner workings of
law enforcement.
Thomas J. Nichols - Lubbock Police
Department - After retiring as Chief of
Police of the Lubbock PD and making a
career adjustment to the Lubbock School
District Police, I found a treasure chest in
the form of "spare time."  My newest
publication, Sweet Emily, follows
Detective Mike Palotti as he leads a
multi-agency investigation in a serial
killer, and as in Color of the Prism, Sweet
Emily closes with a not-traditional ending.
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