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Paul Bishop

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Years of service  1977–2012
Other work  Author, Screenwriter
Name  Paul Bishop

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Awards  Detective of the Year Quality and Productivity Commission Award
Department  Los Angeles Police Department
Rank  Sworn in as an officer – 1977  – Police Officer 3  – Detective I  – Detective II (Sergeant)  – Detective III (Sergeant)

Video: Paul Bishop and and Pallavi Dean discuss the CID Awards 2018

Paul Bishop is a thirty-five year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department, Paul Bishop’s career has included a three-year tour with his department's Anti-Terrorist Division and over twenty-five years’ experience in the investigation of sex crimes. His Special Assaults Units regularly produced the highest number of detective initiated arrests and highest crime clearance rates in the city. Twice honored as Detective of the Year, Paul also received the Quality and Productivity Commission Award from the City of Los Angeles. As a nationally recognized interrogator, Paul starred as the lead interrogator and driving force behind the ABC reality show Take The Money and Run from producer Jerry Bruckheimer. Based on his expertise in deception detection, he currently conducts interrogation seminars for law enforcement, military, and human resource organizations. Paul has published fourteen novels, including four in his L.A.P.D. Detective Fey Croaker series, and one collection of short stories which includes a novelette featuring Croaker. He has also written numerous scripts for episodic television and feature films. He is the co-creator and editor of the Fight Card series of hardboiled boxing novels, which includes over forty titles, published under the pseudonym Jack Tunney. Paul’s own entries in the series are Fight Card: Felony Fists and Fight Card: Swamp Walloper, both featuring the two-fisted cop turned fighter, Patrick ‘Felony’ Flynn. His latest novel, Lie Catchers, begins a new series featuring top LAPD interrogators Ray Pagan and Calamity Jane Randall.


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Novelist, screenwriter, and television personality, Paul Bishop spent 35 years with the Los Angeles Police Department where he was twice honored as Detective of the Year. He continues to work privately as an interrogation and deception expert. His fifteen novels include five in his LAPD Homicide Detective Fey Croaker series. His latest novel, Lie Catchers, begins a new series featuring top LAPD interrogators Ray Pagan and "Calamity Jane" Randall.

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  • Hot Pursuit (Previous title: Citadel Run – 1988; e-Book 2011)
  • Deep Water (Previous title: Sand Against the Tide – 1990; e-Book 2011)
  • Ian Chapel

  • Penalty Shot (Previous title: Chapel of the Ravens – 1991; e-Book 2011)
  • Fey Croaker

  • Croaker: Kill Me Again (1994; e-Book 2011)
  • Croaker: Twice Dead (1996; e-Book 2011 called "Grave Sins")
  • Croaker: Tequila Mockingbird (1997; e-Book 2011)
  • Croaker: Chalk Wispers (2000; e-Book 2011)
  • Croaker: Pattern Of Behavior and Other Stories (2005; e-Book 2011)(The title story in this collection and a second short story both feature Croaker)
  • Other Novels

  • Shroud Of Vengeance (1987)
  • Running Wylde – Short Stories (e-Book 2011)
  • Suspicious Minds (e-Book 2011)
  • Felony Fists (as Jack Tunney) (Paperback / e-Book 2011)
  • Swamp Walloper (as Jack Tunney) (Paperback / e-Book 2013)
  • Lie Catchers (Paperback / e-Book 2015)
  • References

    Paul Bishop Wikipedia