April 5 -Ask a Cop
If you’ve ever wanted to include a police officer as one of your characters, now is your chance to get the facts. Whether you write crime and suspense or sweet romance staring a small town cop, you’ll need to know police procedure and investigation techniques. Please email your questions to the moderator before the meeting.
Police Officer Steven Heath has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Criminal Justice Administration from Northwestern University and New England Institute of Law Enforcement Management. He has served as a sergeant in tactical patrol (plain clothes and gang interdiction) and sensitive crimes (crimes against women), narcotics (deep cover), SWAT negotiator and as a lieutenant in patrol and special investigations for the Northampton Township Police Department. He is a negotiator for the FBI and Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF-E). He also teaches police specific self-defense.