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John served two years in the Army and after his honorable discharge became a Chicago police officer. He left the department after 12 years to become an FBI agent and retired after 21 years of service. He presently works as a freelance writer and award-winning author in a variety of genres, including novels, short stories and poetry. He has published hundreds of articles relating to police officer training, street survival, and fitness, and has been a contributor to and Law Enforcement Technology since 2004. (click here to read them). John wrote book reviews for several years for the New York Journal of Books  and wrote video scripts for a non-profit organization, The William McLain Foundation located in Atlanta. He also writes military articles for ST Magazine and is a member of the Public Safety Writers Association. He and his wife of 49 years, Christine, have three beautiful children and five precious grandchildren.

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