Argiriou, Cap and Mauro

April 6, 2008 (San Dimas, CA) is a website that lists state and local police officers who have written books. The website added three police officers who have authored books.

Steven Argiriou began his law enforcement career as a uniformed patrolman with the New York Police Department; serving in midtown and lower Manhattan in the early 1980s.  During his service with the NYPD he earned eleven commendations for police service.  After separation from Air Force active duty in 1996, Steve Argiriou was hired by the Noblesville Police Department (Indiana) where he served as a Police Sergeant,  Legal Advisor and Field Training Officer. 

Steven Argiriou is currently a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserve and a Program Manager with the Office of Accreditation, Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation.  He has an AA and BA in Criminal Justice, as well as his JD.  Steven Argiriou is the author of Concealed Handgun Carry. According to the book description, “Concealed Handgun Carry is a no nonsense street smart “how to” book providing tips and tactics on the lawful, effective and safe carrying of a concealed handgun from an experienced street-cop, law school graduate and Judge Advocate General (JAG).

V.J. Cap was a New York Police Department police officer for just under ten years.  He is the author of Cruze’s Quest.  According to the book description, “Henry Cruze grew up in the Caribbean Islands. He was raised by his father, Jonathan, and Sir Harold Gutterman, who owned the plantation he called home. His father and Sir Harold decided to send Henry to the Merchant Naval Academy in London when he was just eleven years of age. Loving the sea and the world in which he was part of as an officer and able seamen, Henry spent the next six years serving under Captain Peters—his captain, his mentor, his friend. Henry’s life changed the day Captain Peters was murdered by pirates. From that day on he made it his life’s work to cure the Islands of this murderous band.”

Lieutenant Paul Mauro has been a member of the New York Police Department for more than nine years.  During his career he has held assignments in patrol, vice, narcotics and integrity control-related assignments. Prior to joining NYPD, Paul Mauro held a variety of jobs, including calypso musician, East Coast editor for National Lampoon magazine and a 4-year stint as an English professor. Paul Mauro has written in a variety of venues including Associated Press, Maxim, National Lampoon, and Metro newspapers. Paul Mauro is the author and sometimes co-author of a twelve volume series of children’s books referred to as the Detective Academy. now hosts 936 police officers (representing 394 police departments) and their 1995  police books in 33 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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