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Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Police Officer Author and Publisher

Police-Writers.com, a website dedicated to listing state and local police officers who have authored books, added a police officer who in retirement has not only authored books but founded a publishing company.

Joseph Davis is one of the founders of LawTech Custom Publishing. LawTech publishes high quality textbooks, criminal justice field reference guides, promotional study guides and legal reference manuals. They have an extensive library in the areas of criminal justice, homeland security, investigation, forensic science, emergency management, fire science and emergency medical services. Moreover, their authors tend to be practitioners with real-life experience as well as stellar academic credentials.

Joe retired as a Captain from the
Orange County Sheriff’s Department (CA) after nearly thirty years of service. His commands included the Airport Operations Division (John Wayne Airport Police Services & Air Support Bureau), Operation Support Division (Emergency Management, County Communications Center, & Sheriff’s Communications Center), and the Central Jail Complex (Intake Release Center, Central Men’s Jail and Central Women’s Jails). He also served as the Chief of Police Services for the City of Laguna Niguel.

He has a Masters Degree in Public Administration, is a graduate of the California Command College and FBI Incident Command School, has authored or co-authored ten college textbooks and
police training books, has had articles published in both professional and general publications, spoken at national conferences, and been interviewed on national radio and television.

His book, Report Writing for Law Enforcement” is designed to provide college students, entry-level
police officers and criminal justice professionals such as experienced police officers with appropriate English language information and report writing techniques in a format that can be used on a daily basis.”

His book, Interview and Interrogation with Eyeswitness Evidence “is designed to provide college students, entry-level
police officers and criminal justice professionals such as experienced police officers with comprehensive and in-depth information on the art and science of interview, interrogation and eyewitness testimony.”

Police-Writers.com now hosts 313
police officers (representing 135 police departments) and their 734 books in six 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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