War on Terrorism

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Trombetta, Holmes and Ronczkowski

Editor's Note: Ronczkowski's book is applicable to this blog.

May 17, 2008 (San Dimas, CA) Police-Writers.com is a website that lists state and local
police officers who have written books. The website added three local law enforcement officials who have written books.

Jack Trombetta is a retired detective sergeant from the Lower Township Police Department. Jack Trombetta served twenty-five years, retiring as the bureau command of the investigative unit. He is a certified instructor whose expertise is in criminal investigations, interview and interrogations. Currently, he instructs at the Cape May County Police Department in defensive tactics and boxing. Jack Trombetta attended the FBI National Academy and has a BA in Criminal Justice. In addition to instructing at the police academy, in his retirement he is a high school social studies teacher, teaching “at risk” young people. Jack Trombetta is the author of Material Evidence: Who Would Want to Steal a Corpse, and Why.

According to the book description, Material Evidence is “a thought-provoking and thrilling investigation into the theft of the body of Jesus of Nazareth. Using historical records
Jack Trombetta skillfully uncovers the facts surrounding this event.”

Warren Holmes was a member of the Miami Police Department from 1951 to 1963. He was assigned to the Lie Detection Bureau from 1955 to 1963 and then left the police department at the rank of Detective Sergeant to open a private polygraph testing firm. Warren Holmes is the past president of Florida Polygraph Association and the Academy for Scientific Interrogation (the predecessor name of the American Polygraph Association). Warren Holmes is the author of Criminal Interrogation: A Modern Format for Interrogating Criminal Suspects Based on the Intellectual Approach.

Michael Ronczkowski, MPA, began his law enforcement career in 1983 as a police officer with the Miami-Dade Police Department. Having risen through the ranks, he continues to serve in an upper management capacity as a Major overseeing the Department's Homeland Security Bureau. He is also an adjunct professor teaching courses on terrorism, analysis, and the criminal justice system at Florida Atlantic University.

A graduate of the FBI National Academy and recognized internationally for his analytical skills and crime mapping expertise, Mike has presented analytical material at numerous conferences and workshops for various international associations and the National Institute of Justice. He managed a county-wide analytical intelligence unit for over 8 years, has written analytical policy, procedures, and training protocols, and has developed analytical databases and information resources.
Michael Ronczkowski is the author of Terrorism and Organized Hate Crime.

According to the book description of
Terrorism and Organized Hate Crime, “In response to the current terror threat, law enforcement agencies must now determine how to train analysts and properly identify and respond to critical intelligence. This book explores the issues that all analysts face, including what information to gather, how to analyze it, and the effectiveness of crime analysts investigating terrorism. Events now mandate the unavoidable importance of understanding "terrorism analysis." This expert overview provides the crucial foundation of criminal intelligence gathering and analysis and defines the nature of terrorism and its practitioners, subjects of vital importance if agencies are to play an effective role in the battle against terror.”

Police-Writers.com now hosts 1005
police officers (representing 421 police departments) and their 2116 police 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.

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