Inching Toward 1000 Cops

April 1, 2008 (San Dimas, CA) is a website that lists state and local police officers who have written books.  With the addition of three law enforcement officials the website lists 912 authors. 

John Romine is a retired police officer from Maryland who served honorably in both the Prince George’s County Police Department and Anne Arundel County Police Department (Maryland).  John Romine is the author of The Enigma of the Wishing Rock. 

According to the book description, “The Wishing Rock in Central Maryland has long been a magical and eerie place.  Even the Native Americans of long ago knew the special powers of the locale; that immense strength continues to this day.  Since the early days of recorded history, the Rock has exerted its influence on unknowing inhabitants of the area, often with disastrous results.” 

La Mont Jerrett has been a law enforcement officer for over twenty-one years. He has worked for three different police agencies, which included a number of assignments such as narcotics, gang detail, Academy Drill Instructor and patrol duties. He is currently working as a field sergeant for the Los Angeles Police Department.  La Mont Jerrett is the author of Dark Trade. 

According to the book description of Dark Trade, “A team of LAPD detectives is trying to find a killer whose victims all had their internal organs removed and their bodies dumped around Los Angeles. The killer creates conflicts for the lead detective, who is also fighting personal battles.” 

Mike Young has been a deputy sheriff for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for over 23 years.  He has taught defensive tactics classes to police officers, SWAT officers, and DEA, ATF and INS Agents.  Mike Young is the author of Martial Arts Techniques for Law Enforcement and Martial Arts Home Training: The Complete Guide to the Construction and Use of Home Training Equipment. 

According to the book description of Martial Arts Techniques for Law Enforcement, Whether you’re a beat cop or a “SWAT team” specialist, you’ll benefit from the tried-and-true methods explained in this book. Destined to become a bible of law enforcement self-defense, Martial Arts Techniques for Law Enforcement offers instruction in techniques and tactics that specifically address the situations unique to police officers. These simple, easy-to-follow lessons teach readers the theory behind strikes and kicks, come-alongs and takedowns, psychological defensive tactics, and techniques including one-hand defenses and defenses.” now hosts 912 police officers (representing 389 police departments) and their 1919  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.


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