Sunday, May 04, 2008

Turner, Robar and Kennedy

Editor's Note: Two of the authors are former servicemembers.

May 1, 2008 (San Dimas, CA) is a website that lists state and local
police officers who have written books. The website added three law enforcement officials from the State of Florida.

Allan Turner began his law enforcement career after he graduated high school and joined the Air Force becoming an Air Policeman. After four years in the military he joined the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (Florida) where he spent the bulk of his career as a criminal investigator. After resigning from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office he became a private investigator. Allan Turner is the author of four books: The Christian & the State; The Christian & Idolatry; The Christian & Calvinism; and, The Christian & War.

According to the book description of The Christian & War, “Since the Vietnam era, there has arisen, in America and the whole of Western society, a way of thinking that argues against all war. Consequently, a book discussing the question of a Christian's participation in war and other related issues in light of this emerging consensus seems not just appropriate but necessary.”

Neil Robar retired at the rank of lieutenant from the Hollywood Police Department (Florida), where he either commanded or worked in every division and unit. For five years he was the coordinator of the Institute of Police Technology and Management’s Traffic Crash Investigation and Reconstruction section. Neil Robar is now a private consultant in traffic crash investigation and reconstruction and he continues to teach at all levels in the area as an adjunct for the Institute of Police Technology and Management. Neil Robar is the author of Inspection of Motorcycles after Impact; Motorcycle Helmet Inspection after Impact and the co-author of Advanced Traffic Accident Investigation and Advanced Traffic Crash Analysis.

According to the book description of Advanced Traffic Crash Analysis, it is “filled with the latest technology, techniques and information in the field of traffic crash investigation. The IPTM’s Advanced Traffic Crash Analysis is an expanded and updated version of its predecessor, our popular Advanced
Traffic Crash Investigation manual.”

Walter Kennedy served in the US Army from 1965 to 1968. Shortly after his discharge he joined the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (Florida). During his 17 year law enforcement career he has worked patrol, traffic and training. In 1983, he was awarded a Medal of Merit for Bravery. Between 1986 and 1992, he was a full-time instructor at the Institute of Police Technology and Management (Florida). Walter Kennedy is the author Conservation of Linear Momentum Using Vector Sum Analysis and Impact Velocity from Conservation of Linear Momentum for the Traffic Accident Investigator and reconstructionist. now hosts 996
police officers (representing 417 police departments) and their 2107 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.