International and Domestic Cop Books Added

January 15, 2008 (San Dimas, CA) is a website that lists state and local police officers who have written books.  The website added one international police author and two domestic police authors. 

Gerry Mackey is a retired police officer from the Miami Beach Police Department.  Gerry Mackey is the author of A Necessary End.   According to the book description of A Necessary End, “When 23 year old Katie Maguire graduated from the Miami police academy, she was ready to begin her new career with the South Beach Police Department. That’s when Sergeant Steve Callaghan approached her for a special undercover assignment  – as an underage prostitute. An easy detail, with very little danger. That is, until Murphy’s Law took over.” 

Greg Miraglia is the Dean of the Criminal Justice Training Center and Police Academy at Napa Valley College in California. He oversees one of 39 state certified law enforcement training centers in the state.  Greg Miraglia began his career as a police explorer scout at the age of 15 and has since served three law enforcement agencies in positions including 9-1-1 dispatcher, reserve police officer, supervisor, division manager, and most recently as a deputy chief with the Napa Valley Railroad Police Department 

Greg Miraglia is active as a member of the Matthew Shepard Foundation Advisory Board, a faculty member of the “Stop The Hate!” program, and as a mentor for Positive Images of Santa Rosa, California.  Greg Miraglia has a Masters Degree in Education Administration, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, and is a graduate of the California P.O.S.T. Master Instructor Development Program.  Greg Miraglia is the author of  Coming Out From Behind The Badge: Stories Of Success And Advice From Police Officers “Out” On The Job. 

According to the book description, Coming Out From Behind The Badge: Stories Of Success And Advice From Police Officers “Out” On The Job is “about how police officers can overcome law enforcement’s unwritten “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy and live their lives as they were made to be. The book includes a collection of autobiographies of highly successful police officers from all over the country. These rarely published coming out stories of real police officers are intended to inspire the thousands of law enforcement officers who are still in the closet and who are searching for the courage to come out.”

 Kuldip Sharma, joined Indian Police Service in 1976 and was allotted the Gujarat cadre. He has served as Superintendent of Police in four different districts of Gujarat including the border district of Kachchh. He has had a first hand experience of metropolitan policing during his assignment as Commissioner of Police at Rajkot, Vadodara and Surat. During the high noon of militant activity in the country, he was chosen to head the Anti-Terrorist Squad at a time when Gujarat was categorized as one of the six most hypersensitive states.  Sharma Kuldip is Bachelor of Science and Laws and a PhD in Public Administration and the author of Heaven’s Light Our Guide- The Genesis of Indian Police. 

According to the book description of Heaven’s Light Our Guide- The Genesis of Indian Police, “The police system in India springs from the Police Act of 1861. This was a statute created by the British in the immediate aftermath of the uprising of 1857. The field of executive police functions is enormous and covers all branches of civil administration. It has to protect human life, property, honor, religion and everything that man has created out of his constructive genius. It has to restrain every thing that degrades or destroys or arrests its progress. And it has to unite and streamline various forces to form into a smooth stream leading to the final realization of happiness and prosperity.” now hosts 830 police officers (representing 377 police departments) and their 1752 law enforcement books in six categories, there are also listings of United States federal law enforcement employees turned authors, international police officers who have written books and civilian police personnel who have written books.    


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