The Long Island Chapter of Sisters in Crime will be welcoming a special guest speaker on Saturday, July 27, 2013, from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m., at the Half Hollow Hills Library, 55 Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills: Retired NYPD Detective Sergeant Joseph Giacalone, the former Commanding Officer of the Bronx Homicide Cold Case Squad. He is the author of The Criminal Investigation Function, now in its second edition. Joe can be found on Twitter @ColdCaseSquad and @JoeGiacalone.
Joe obtained a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice with a Specialty in Crime and Deviance from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2005. He has been an Adjunct Professor at John Jay since 2005, where he teaches criminal investigation and other related topics.
He was a highly decorated member of the NYPD including the Department Medal for Valor.
Joe will talk about his career, cold cases, his experiences as a media consultant and author, and will conduct a Q&A session.
The meeting is open to the public. Mark your calendar and come hear Joe speak. Also, if you are a writer of mysteries, thrillers, crime fiction, true crime, and would like to network with fellow writers, consider joining Long Island Sisters in Crime.
The mission of Sisters in Crime is to promote the professional development and advancement of women crime writers to achieve equality in the industry.
Long Island Sisters in Crime is a chapter of the international organization Sisters in Crime. We are authors, readers, publishers, agents, booksellers and librarians bound by our passion for the mystery genre and our support of women who write mysteries. We welcome Sisters and Brothers in Crime from anywhere who have an interest in the Long Island mystery community.
Long Island Sisters in Crime meets monthly at various libraries on Long Island.
To join the Long Island chapter of Sisters in Crime, a potential member must first join the National Sisters in Crime organization.