Police

Bill Robertson

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Robertson, Bill

Bill Robertson is a retired Assistant Commissioner of Victoria Police.  He served thirty six years in the Force at metropolitan and country stations and, as an Assistant Commissioner, held the three portfolios of Research and Development, Personnel and Police Training.  He attended the noted UK Senior Command Course at Bramshill and was Team Leader for an Ausaid review of police training in Fiji.  After retirement he was commissioned to review the Police Witness Protection Program for the former Office of Police Integrity.  He lives in Balwyn with his wife Jennifer and they have a country p

Roger Rogerson

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Rogerson, Roger

Roger Rogerson hasn't been a police officer for more than 20 years.  Yet his name makes him the most well-known 'detective-sergeant' in Australia.

He has been the subject of articles, appearances, profiles and books; portrayed in TV dramas; and recorded by covert listening devices at home for months.

Rogerson took up his own pen in prison.  Out, he walked the club and pub speaking circuit, where he found a ready audience for his tales of law and mayhem.  He now writes for newspapers.

Damian Marrett

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Marrett, Damian

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Damian Marrett was just 19 years of age when he joined the Victoria Police as a somewhat reluctant recruit. Four years later in 1990 he was handpicked to work in a covert capacity for the Drug Squad, mixing with hardened criminals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

During his tenure, Marrett worked deep undercover for over six months busting the kingpins of the Griffith Mafia in an operation still widely regarded as Australia's most complex sting.

Barry McErlean

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McErlean, Barry

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Barry McErlean is a 34-year-old police detective who lives with his wife and three children in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia. Barry has 16 years experience as an operational police officer and has developed expertise in the area of criminal investigation. His authentic style of writing is based on experiences and knowledge gained as an operational detective. His writing is a way of drawing from these experiences to create realistic yet exciting fiction crime thrillers

Bruce Venables

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Venables, Bruce

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Venables' creative years follow several decades as a police officer in Tasmania and Hong Kong, where he rose to become Platoon Commander in the Police Tactical Unit.

After many years in Hong Long, Venables moved to Sydney in 1984 to begin a new career as a writer of film and television scripts. His television credits include Wildside, Water Rats, and Murder Call, while his films include Paperback Hero with Hugh Jackman and Claudia Karvan, Evil Angels with Meryl Streep, and On Our Selection with Geoffrey Rush and Leo McKern.

Lachlan McCulloch

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McCulloch, Lachlan

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In a police career spanning two decades Lachlan McCulloch was commended for bravery, exposed police corruption, cracked heavy drug gangs and went deep undercover to infiltrate Australia's most dangerous crime family. But his best years in The Job were spent on "The Street" dealing with the bad, and the sad and the mad.