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Retired Homicide C.O., Guest Speaker at Half Hollow Hills Community Library


Ret. Det/Lt. John Nolan

Long Island Sisters in Crime, a chapter of the National Sisters in Crime, is pleased to welcome guest speaker John Nolan, retired Detective Lieutenant and Commanding Officer of the Homicide Squad, of the Nassau County Police Department, at the Half Hollow Hills Community Library in Dix Hills, on Saturday, September 27, 2014, from 12-2 pm. 

John Nolan served nine years as Supervisor and Commander of the Homicide Squad, where he oversaw several hundred murder investigations. He holds an MBA from Dowling College and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. Mr. Nolan was also an adjunct instructor in the Police Academy Supervisor & Detective Schools. His topics included “Rules of Evidence,” “Confessions,” “Search Warrants,” “Eyewitness Identification,” and “’Stop & Frisk’ Laws.” He was a member of the department’s Deadly Force Response Team.

Among the many topics Ret. Det/Lt. John Nolan will present: Mistakes by Murderers; Errors by Police; and High Profile Cases. A Question & Answer segment will follow.

John Nolan is the author of the recently released novels Cold Case SquadThe Twelfth Protocol, and the forthcoming Rampage 1982.

The meeting is open to the public; all are welcome to attend. Due to subject matter, parental guidance is advised.


Directions to Half Hollow Hills Community Library, Dix Hills Building, 55 Motor Parkway, Dix Hills, NY 11746:

*To reach the Half Hollow Hills Community Library, go north (towards Northport) on Exit 51 of the Long Island Expressway (Deer Park Avenue) for one mile to Vanderbilt Parkway (at a light). Turn left (west), go uphill then level—about one mile. Half Hollow Hills High School East is prominently visible on your left. The library is directly across the street. Go downstairs to the large lecture room on the left. The library’s phone number is 631-421-4530.

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