Michelle Perin has been writing for law enforcement
publication since 2000. Since then, her work has appeared
in Law and Order, Law Enforcement Technology,Police
Magazine, Beyond the Badge, The UP Mag, Chief of Police,
Police Times, and Police Fleet Manager.  She has been a
contributing writer for The Michigan Snowmobiler Magazine
and writes two monthly columns for Officer.com. She has
also been a columnist for LawOfficer.com.

Along with non-fiction articles, Michelle enjoys working on
her book length works as well, including a young adult novel
about hockey,
Desert Ice and a steamy, chick-lit novel about
a new journalist and a hot, young hockey player,
Melted Ice
(Do you see a theme?)

Michelle contributed to
Women Warriors: Stories from the
Thin Blue Line
due out in February, 2012 with all proceeds
benefiting the National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund.

Michelle also has numerous credits in business
writing.  Her ability to assess a client's strengths and
minimize weaknesses, allows her to create
successful resumes and cover letters.  Understanding the
job market and what employers are looking for
in candidates allows her to assess each job description
and design professional documents utilizing key
words to highlight each client's skills, experience, and
unique qualifications.

Building on the B.S. in Justice Studies and Social Inquiry
she attained from Arizona State University in
2005, she earned her M.S. in Criminology and Criminal
Justice from Indiana State University.
About the Author
Lane Area Ferret Lovers Shelter
& Rescue
Michelle (pictured here holding
Gambit, one of her five ferrets)
volunteers as the fundraising
coordinator for this
Eugene-based shelter. (Photo
courtesy of Jim Corso)
Michelle J.G. Perin
Public Safety Writer
Patriot Guard
Michelle rides with the Patriot
Guard Riders in memory of
Sgt. W. Ryan Fritsche
Michelle enjoys traveling
throughout the United States
visiting eccentric places and
experiencing local culture.
Public Safety Writers
Association (PSWA)
Michelle is a Board Member
and the Contest Chair for
the PSWA. Pictured here
giving the Grand Prize to Dr.
Ellen Kirschman, author of
Love a Cop
and I Love a
Fire Fighter.