Creech, Miller and Katz

April 16, 2008 (San Dimas, CA) is a website that lists state and local police officers who have written books.  The website added two law enforcement officers from Texas and one from Florida.

 Paul Creech began his 40 year law enforcement career with the Texas Highway Patrol which became part of the Texas Department of Public Safety.  After ten years as a Highway Patrol Officer, Paul Creech began to fly aircraft for the Texas Department of Public Safety.  Paul Creech is the author of Eagle with a Badge.

 According to the book description of Eagle with a Badge, it “is the true story of pilot Paul Creech, who flew state police helicopters and other aircraft for thirty years, preceded by ten years as a highway patrolman. It was a life of extreme danger, with times of stark terror, interspersed with the routine that all police officers know. By day, by night, in weather ranging from floods and tornadoes to snowstorms, Paul rescued people, and helped ground officers apprehend bank robbers, murderers, and escaping convicts.”

 After graduation from high school, Rick Miller served three years as a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division.  He served almost twelve years as an officer, detective, and supervisor with the Dallas Police Department, after which he was the chief of police for the Killeen Police Department (Texas) and the Denton Police Department (Texas).  After receiving his juris doctorate from Baylor University in 1983, Rick Miller entered the private practice of law in Killeen.  Rick Miller is the author of Sam Bass & Gang, Bloody Bill Longley: A Biography, The Train Robbing Bunch and Bounty Hunter.

 According to the book description of Sam Bass & Gang, “the legendary Sam Bass refused to give up his companions to the trailing lawmen. In 1878, the chase ended with the famous gunfight on the streets of Round Rock, Texas.”

 Marty Katz is a retired sergeant from the Broward County Sheriff’s Office.  Marty Katz is the author of Past the Uniform.  According to the book description, “Ever wonder what it is like to be on the other side of a 9-1-1 call? Come along for the ride. View the world through the windshield of a patrol unit and behind the yellow tape of crime scenes.” now hosts 978 police officers (representing 409 police departments) and their 2074 criminal justice books in 35 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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