Books by Servicemembers
Military-Writers.com is a website committed to listing military personnel who have authored books. The website added three servicemembers who have authored books: Willard Oliver, Richard Arrington and Lisa Lockwood.
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August 14, 2007 (FPRC) -- Willard M. Oliver began his law enforcement career as a summer police officer for the Wildwood Police Department (New Jersey). In 1989, he enlisted in the U.S. Army reserves and served as a military police officer in Desert Storm. From 1991 to 1994 Willard Oliver was a police officer for the Arlington County Police Department (Virginia). In 1994, Willard Oliver embarked on his academic career by becoming an assistance professor of criminal justice at Glenville State College (West Virginia). Today, Dr. Willard M. Oliver, Ph.D.,is an Associate Professor at the College of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University (Texas). Willard Oliver is also a Major in the United States Army Reserves, Military Police Corps.
Dr. Willard Oliver is the author of Community-Oriented Policing: A Systemic Approach to Policing, Homeland Security for Policing, The Law & Order Presidency, and Community Policing: Classical Readings. He is the co-author of A History of Crime and Criminal Justice in America and The Public Policy of Crime and Criminal.
According to the book description of Homeland Security for Policing, “Unique in focus, Homeland Security for Policing presents a framework for understanding the role police play in today’s era of Homeland Security. The only book of its kind, it examines the events that led up to this new policing era, the relationship between national, state and local agencies, and specific strategies, operations and tactics that can be used to prevent and protect against future threats. Special emphasis is placed on understanding 9-11, the entire framework of Homeland Security in the U.S. and the unique issues faced by local law enforcement.”
Lieutenant Richard Arrington (ret.) served in the U. S. Army Military Police before beginning his law enforcement career. As a police officer for the Roanoke Police Department (Virginia), Rick Arrington worked in every unit including the Community Policing Unit, Records Unit and finally as a Zone Commander over the Southeast Quadrant of the city. He is currently a Program Administrative Specialist for the Law Enforcement Services section of the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services. Lieutenant Richard Arrington is the author of Crime Prevention: The Law Enforcement Officer's Practical Guide.
According to the book description of Crime Prevention: The Law Enforcement Officer's Practical Guide, “this reference provides valuable information on crime prevention techniques for creating and implementing crime prevention programs and managing successful awareness campaigns. Included are steps for the prevention of personal and business theft, property crime, fraud, and violent crime, among others. It covers the many physical devices available to aid in crime prevention and how to use them effectively, as well as prevention techniques using environmental design. Charts and photos help illustrate the author's explanations, and a comprehensive appendix includes many of the forms and documents that are used in the field of crime prevention.”
Lisa Lockwood is a former Chicago area police officer. During her law enforcement career she worked as a police officer, undercover detective and SWAT team member. She is also a former member of the Untied States Air Force. Lisa Lockwood is the author of Undercover Angel.
According to the book description, “Lisa Lockwood endured childhood poverty and an abusive marriage to become a soldier in Desert Storm, a police officer, undercover narcotics detective and the first female SWAT team member. A former beauty pageant contestant, Lisa had to suppress her obvious femininity in order to conquer the "Boys Club" of law enforcement, but her beguiling beauty would become her best asset as an undercover narcotics detective. It was in the gritty world of drug rings, Mafia members and child molesters that she rediscovered the power of her femininity and learned to use her disarming sexuality as a professional asset in ensnaring criminals.”
Military-Writers.com currently lists 38 current or former military servicemembers and their 83 books.
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