Carole Moore

Carole Moore once chased a naked man through the backyards of some of the best neighborhoods in her town—and caught him. Of course, after she tackled the man, she handcuffed him and put him in jail. And it’s not because she can’t take a joke: At the time, it was her job.

Ms. Moore is a former police detective who is now a contributing editor and columnist at Law Enforcement Technology, a magazine published for criminal justice professionals. She has worked in television and radio news, as well as newspapers and magazines.

Ms. Moore writes about many things, but criminal justice topics go to the front of the line. The Last Place You’d Look: True Stories of Missing Persons and the People Who Search for Them grew out of her interest in the divide between investigators and the families of the missing. It seemed to her that they all had the same goal, but not everyone was on the same page. After talking to the families, police and other officials, she felt there were many stories worth telling and her publisher agreed.

She plans to continue to explore the subject of missing persons, as well as other criminal justice issues, in future books. She is also the coauthor of Angel’s Laws for Blogging, a book for fans of ConcreteLoop and its celebrity blogging owner, Angel Laws.

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