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The By Contributor page lists our regular monthly columnists as well as our editorial staff and has links to the contributors' biography page whereon you can also find links for all their archived articles.
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Editorial Director Lt. Frank Borelli (ret)
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Lt. Frank Borelli (ret), Editorial Director

Aug. 14, 2022
Lt. Frank Borelli is the Editorial Director for the Officer Media Group. Frank brings 20+ years of writing and editing experience in addition to 40 years of law enforcement operations...
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Paul Peluso, Managing Editor

Aug. 7, 2022
Paul Peluso is the Managing Editor of OFFICER Magazine and has been with the Officer Media Group since 2006. He began as an Associate Editor, writing and editing content for Officer...
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Joe Vince, Associate Editor-News

July 31, 2022
Joining Endeavor Business Media in 2018, Joe has worked on the company's city services publications. He began working at as the assistant editor. Before starting at...
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Officer Lindsey Bertomen (ret.), Contributing Editor

July 24, 2022
Lindsey Bertomen is a retired police officer and retired military small arms trainer. He teaches criminal justice at Hartnell College in Salinas, California, where serves as a...
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Chief William L. Harvey (ret), Contributing Editor, Editorial Advisory Board Member

July 17, 2022
William L. "Bill" Harvey is a U.S. Army Military Police Corps veteran. He has a BA in criminology from St. Leo University and is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute of...
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Deputy Brendan Rodela, Contributing Editor

July 10, 2022
Brendan Rodela is a Deputy for the Lincoln County (NM) Sheriff's Office. He holds a degree in Criminal Justice and is a certified instructor with specialized training in Domestic...
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Toni Rogers

July 3, 2022
Toni Rogers is a freelance writer and former manager of police support services, including communications, records, property and evidence, database and systems management, and...
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Sgt. Richard Nance, Editorial Advisory Board Member

June 26, 2022
Richard Nance is a veteran police officer and former SWAT team leader. He is the co-owner of WARTAC, a company that provides training in firearms, tactics, and personal defense...
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Deputy Tom Perroni, Editorial Advisory Board Member

June 19, 2022
Tom Perroni NREMT, EMT-E, EMT-T, EMT-W. Mr. Perroni is the current Owner & Training Director for the Commonwealth Criminal Justice Academy. He has worked as a Contract State Department...
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Cpl. Ian Webster, Editorial Advisory Board Member

June 12, 2022
Cpl. Ian Webster is a county police officer in Maryland. In his 15+ years of service, he has been active in training programs and equipment trials. He is a department firearms...
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Joshua Borelli

June 5, 2022
Joshua Borelli has been studying active shooter and mass attack events over the course of the past several years, commensurate with receiving training on response and recovery...
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Robert Bowling

May 28, 2022
Robert Bowling is a retired police officer from Fishers (IN) and Durham (NC) police departments. In retirement, he has continued his passion to honor fallen officers. He is an...
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Ramses Coly

May 21, 2022
Ramses Coly has been a police officer with the Hagerstown Community College Police Department in Maryland since May 2022. Prior to that assignment, Officer Coly was a deputy sheriff...
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Kevin Davis

May 14, 2022
Kevin R. Davis retired from the Akron Police Department after 31 years with a total of 39 years in law enforcement. Kevin was a street patrol officer, narcotics detective, full...
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Andrew A. DeMuth Jr.

May 7, 2022
Andrew A. DeMuth Jr. is the founder and lead presenter for Leading Blue, a company that provides leadership training for both law enforcement and private-sector organizations ...
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Craig W. Floyd

April 30, 2022
Craig W. Floyd is the Founding CEO of Citizens Behind the Badge, and is the Founding CEO Emeritus of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, where he led the effort...
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Dave Keaveny

April 27, 2022
Dave Keaveny started his law enforcement career in 2000 and has worked in many capacities throughout his 22 plus years of service. He served as a Patrol Sergeant, Detective Sergeant...
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Eddie Killian

April 23, 2022
As a leader, instructor, speaker, author, and consultant, Eddie has spent over two decades working, training, coaching, and leading in high-liability environments. Garnering work...
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Jonathan Kozlowski

April 16, 2022
Jonathan Kozlowski was with, Law Enforcement Technology, and Law Enforcement Product News from August 2006 to 2020.As former Managing Editor for Officer Media Group...
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Pamela Kulbarsh

April 9, 2022
Pamela Kulbarsh, RN, BSW has been a psychiatric nurse for over 25 years. She has worked with law enforcement in crisis intervention for the past ten years. She has worked in patrol...

Brian Landers

April 5, 2022
Brian Landers is a former law enforcement officer and current professor of criminal justice. He also serves as an expert consultant and witness for police use of force incidents...
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Mark Lang

April 2, 2022
Mark Lang is the Director of Sniper Training for Tacflow Academy. Nearing a 30-year career in law enforcement he has spent a majority of it as a member of a Tier 1 Full-time SWAT...
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Ralph Mroz

March 26, 2022
Ralph Mroz spent 20 years part-time as a police officer in Western Massachusetts, the last seven of which he was assigned to the county drug task force. He was a co-founder of...
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Lt. Brian N. O’Donnell (Ret.)

March 19, 2022
Brian N. O’Donnell retired as a Lieutenant with the City of Charlottesville, Virginia, Police Department. He served as an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps and...
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Michelle Perin

March 12, 2022
Michelle Perin has been a freelance writer since 2000. In December 2010, she earned her Master’s degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Indiana State University.
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Hilary Rodela

March 5, 2022
Hilary Rodela is currently a Surveillance Officer, a former Private Investigator, a former Crime Scene Investigator, and Evidence Technician. She worked for the Ruidoso (NM) Police...
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Michael Sattler

Feb. 26, 2022
My name is Michael Sattler. I have 4 children and reside in Wake Forest, NC. I have been in law enforcement for 16 years, 14 years with the Wake Forest Police Department and 2...
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Scott Sargent

Feb. 23, 2022
Scott is a 34 year law enforcement veteran and founder of LLC which is focused on consultation to law enforcement agencies on use of force and specialized...
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Sgt. Betsy Brantner Smith

Feb. 19, 2022
Sgt. Betsy Brantner Smith retired in 2009 as a 29-year veteran of the Naperville, IL Police Department. Beginning her career as a police dispatcher at age 17, Betsy became an ...
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Kayla Walker

Feb. 12, 2022
KP is a veteran police officer, mom, wife and fitness competitor. Having faced the challenges of being a small (5'-3") woman on the street and all the negativity that faced her...