John M. Wills is a former Chicago police officer (12 yrs) and retired FBI agent (21 yrs). After retiring with 33 years of law enforcement experience, and two years military, he used his expertise and spent more than eight years as a law enforcement and military firearms trainer for a private company headquartered in Seattle.
He is a freelance writer and award-winning author in a variety of genres, including novels, short stories, creative non-technical, technical and poetry. He has published more than 150 articles on officer training, street survival, fitness and ethics. Read some of John’s articles here: Officer.com. John also writes scripts for a video production company in Atlanta, and copy for a marketing company.
An avid reader, John writes book reviews for the New York Journal of Books and is a member of the National Book Critics Circle , Public Safety Writers Association, and Virginia Writers Club. He is the VP of the Riverside Writers group in Fredericksburg, VA.
In his spare time, he enjoys staying fit. John holds a personal trainer certificate. He also volunteers for the Make-A-Wish organization of greater Virginia, helping to grant wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses.
For John’s photo of the day and interviews with authors, as well as posts about writing, visit his blog: JWills Books & Blog