Another 8 colleagues (2 British, 5 American, and 1 Australian) join The Squad today, bringing its numbers to 303.
That's 303 cops and ex-cops (and other law enforcement types, plus some PIs) who have taken to writing crime fiction. You won't get more realistic crime tales than those from this Squad!
We have joining us today:
1. Stephen Bentley - served with both the Lancashire and Hampshire police in the UK, before becoming a criminal law barrister.
2. Phil Copsey - served with the Victoria Police in Australia.
3. William DeNisi - served with the Fountain Valley PD in California.
4. Mitchell Grobeson - served with the LAPD.
5. M.P. Wright - worked as a PI in the UK, so he join that small band of ex-PIs writing crime fiction.
6. James Viner - served with the Detroit PD.
7. D. Clayton Mayes - served with the Downey PD in California.
8. James A. Forrest - served with the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office in Florida.
Our Squad now consists of:
181 American, 62 British, 16 Australian, 16 Canadian
4 New Zealander, 3 Finnish, 2 Dutch, 2 Swedish
2 French, 2 Irish, 1 Bahamian, 1 Norwegian
1 Italian, 1 Czech, 1 Russian, 1 Hungarian
1 Spaniard, 1 Pakistani, 1 Chinese, 1 Brazilian, 1 Indian
2 "International" (listed as this due to current serving officer requirements)
I'll keep adding more as I come across them, and if you know of any others please feel free to drop me a line.
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Also: Cops Writing Crime
And please remember, my list is only for CRIME FICTION - not all the true crime and/or memoir writing by cops and ex-cops that's out there (as good as so much of that is).
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