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Sunday, May 25, 2008

Cop Books from Florida

Editor's Note: One of the authors is a former servicemembers.

May 24, 2008 (San Dimas, CA) is a website that lists state and local police officers who have written books. Continuing its leadership in the area of criminal justice books, added one federal law enforcement official and two local police officers to the list of law enforcement personnel that have authored books.

Randy Gonzales has enjoyed a 32 year career in the criminal justice field. He has been a police officer, deputy sheriff, police instructor and chief of police of the New College of Florida Police Department. Dr. Randy Gonzalez holds a Master’s in Criminology and Public Administration, and a Ph.D. in Biblical Philosophy. A certified law enforcement instructor, Randy Gonzalez is the author of Crime Prevention for Children-a Basic Guide for Parents; An Introduction to Ethics and Professionalism in Law Enforcement; Law Enforcement Vehicle Pullovers and Traffic Stop Operations; Introduction to Law Enforcement Leadership and Supervision; Introduction to Law Enforcement the Practical Side of Criminology; Law Enforcement Tactics in Response to Terrorism; Leadership Principles of the Christian Warrior; Social Survival Tactics: A Guide to Basic Self-defense and Personal Safety Strategy; and, The Law Enforcement Leadership Field Notebook.

James Giammarinaro joined the United States Navy in the mid-1980s and served for over five years, including two deployments to the Persian. He began his law enforcement career when he joined the St. Augustine Police Department in 1990. During his career he has received an Officer of the Year Award and was promoted to the investigative unit in 2000. James Giammarinaro is the founder of the Child Safety Team, Inc. and the author of Parents, Predators, and Prevention.

According to the book description of Parents, Predators, and Prevention, “Written by a
Law Enforcement Sergeant, this book is your complete guide to learning about abductors, how they operate, and what you as parents can do to prevent your child from becoming the next victim. You will learn; How to empower your children to become more aware and confident; How to identify and deter the enemy; How to prevent the Internet Intruder from entering your home; and, Basic self-defense techniques for you and the family”

After a career as an undercover federal agent,
Sal Vizzini became the chief of police of the South Miami Police Department. Sal Vizzini is the co-author of Vizzini: The Secret Lives of America's Most Successful Undercover Agent. now hosts 1016
police officers (representing 428 police departments) and their 2166 criminal justice 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.