Over 1800 Police Books

February 23, 2008 (San Dimas, CA) Police-Writers.com is a website that lists state and local police officers who have written books.  The website added three NYPD authors who brought the total number of books by police officers to over 1800. 

Steven  Gure is a former New York City Police Department police officer and the author of Life: A True Story.  According to the book description, “His is a remarkable story.  Born into a family of wealthy European Jews, Steven found his life filled with horror and upheaval after the Nazi occupation of his native Lithuania when he was five years old.  All of his family except his older sister, Ann, perished in the Holocaust.  Eventually, Steven and Ann managed to make their way to the United States, where further insecurities awaited in the form of a series of foster homes, orphanages, and the like. With determination and perseverance, however, Steve managed to survive and even to prosper.  He served in the military, worked his way through college, got married and had children, and joined the New York City police force. 

Stephen Leinen is a former New York City Police Department lieutenant.  After leaving the NYPD he became a professor of sociology at Manattan College.  Ulitmately, in 2006 he retired as the Chair, Department of Sociology, Manhattan College.  Stephen Leinen is the author of Gay Cops and of Black Police, Whie Society 

According to Publisher’s Weekly, “In the first book-length study of gay police officers, Leinen, a sociologist, author of Black Police, White Society and a former NYPD lieutenant, reports on the coping and surviving strategies of 41 homosexual New York City police officers, both male and female. The author, who is heterosexual and was on the force when he began this study, attended Gay Officers Action League meetings, dances and gay pride parades. He describes the tense passage from being a law enforcement agent who potentially threatens the secrecy of gay officers still in the closet to being a researcher observing their lifestyle.” 

William Majeski had a 21 year career with the New York City Police Department where retired as a Detective. His law enforcement expertise encompasses a vast array of criminal and internal investigations, from Homicides through to Political Corruption. During his tenure as an NYPD Detective, William Majeski  focused on complex Investigations. Periodically, he took on other assignments; serving as a Panel Member of the Civilian Complaint Board, as a Delegate for the Detective Endowment Association and was selected as a Committee Member to evaluate current and develop new departmental investigative procedures.   

William Majeski has a BS Degree from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. Over the years he has successfully completed numerous complex investigations, becoming a recognized specialist in areas of corporate litigation, white-collar crime, internal corruption, personal solutions and interviewing techniques. He developed the Power Interview. William Majeski is the President of Majeski Associates Inc., an Investigative Firm in operation since 1988, creating solutions and serving the needs of clients worldwide.

He is the co-editor of Corporate Investigations and the author of The Lie Detection Book.  Police-Writers.com now hosts 856 police officers (representing 382 police departments) and their 1802  police books in 32 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.  

Contact Information:

Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.), MPA

editor@police-writers.com

909.599.7530

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