John is an award-winning novelist, former Chicago police officer and retired FBI agent. His thirty-three years in law enforcement have included working violent crime, drugs, undercover assignments and teaching street survival internationally. He was awarded two of the Chicago Police Department’s highest commendations for Valor, and ended his career teaching at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. His short stories have also won awards and are published in several anthologies. John has published more than 125 articles on police training, firearms and street survival.