When You're the Only Cop in Town (2002)
--a writer's guide to small town law enforcement
Written with Jack Berry
Gryphon Books for Writers.
An indispensable guide to facts, procedures, and the
how-to's of small town law enforcement from Debra Dixon, a writer you
know and trust to deliver the "goods." Jack has over 30 years in
law enforcement, the last 17 as Chief in a small town. He also
happens to be Debra's dad. Crack the covers of this book and enjoy
a writer's feast of the funny, the odd, and the mundane. Find out
what you need to know and what it's really like on the mean streets of
"Not only a great resource, but a
great read. I wish I'd had this book when I started writing.
Highly recommended." -- Jenny Crusie, New York Times bestselling
"Debra Dixon delivers again!
Facts, details, perspective, the life of the small town cop. It's
all here--everything the suspense and mystery writer needs." --
Deborah Smith, New York Times bestselling author
"When You're the Only Cop in Town
is my new Bible! An indispensable reference--no writer should be
without it! Don't even start your small town crime story without
this comprehensive guide!" -- Maggie Shayne, New York Times
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