Writing Contest 2010 Winners

Once again our annual writer’s contest was a huge success. The entries were a pleasure to read. We have an extremely talented membership! Thank you to all who entered and I encourage everyone to start thinking about next year’s contest. I hope to have entries from EVERYONE next year. Happy and successful writing!

The 2010 Winners

Fiction/Book/Published
First/Grand Prize Kenneth Lewis  Little Blue Whales

First Place


Mike Orenduff 


The Pot Thief who Studied Ptolemy   


Second Place


Mark Bouton


The Second Savior 



Second Place

W. S. Gager


A Case of Infatuation

Third Place Michael Black Hostile Takeovers
Third Place Mike Angley Finder: Resurrection
Honorable Mention Kurt Kamm One Foot in the Black 

Fiction/Book/Non-Published

First
Place



W.S.  Gager

A Case of the Accidental Intersection
Second Place Barry Ozeroff The Dying of Mortimer Post
Third Place John Madinger Hot Shot
Honorable Mention Kurt Kamm Red Flag Warning
Fiction/Short Story/Published
First Place Quintin Peterson “Cold as Ice”
Second Place Ed Nowicki “The Room of Doom”
Third Place Ed Nowicki “Same Thing”
Honorable Mention Ed Nowicki “Big Stan”

Fiction/Short Story/Non-published

First Place


Barry Ozeroff


“Charlie’s Angel”


Second Place


Keith Bettinger


“The Reunion”

Third Place Ed Nowicki “Choo Choo Charley to the Rescue”
Third Place John Madinger “The Heavy Silver Star”
Honorable Mention Jack Miller “A Streak of Larceny”
Honorable Mention Morgan St. James “Rip Off”









Non-Fiction/Book/Non-published


First Place

Darren Maurer
King 7

Third Place

Mark Bouton
How to Spot Lies like the FBI  

Honorable
Mention
Joe Don Smith Trial by Fire

Non-Fiction/Book/Published  

First Place

Edward Courtney
Saving America from the Right Perspective



Second Place
Volitta Fritsche
Why Ryan?   

Third Place Maria Larsen When it Reigns, it Pours
Non-Fiction/Creative/Non-Published  
First Place Joseph Haggerty “The Port in the Storm”
Second Place Dave Cropp “On the Wagon”
Third Place Jack Miller “A Soldier over the Wire”
Honorable
Mention
Keith Bettinger “Tears of the Heart”

Non-Fiction/Technical Writing/Published

First Place


Tim Dees

“Not quite there yet, but getting close”

Second Place


John
Bellah 


LA Sheriff Tests 2009 Motorcycles

Third Place


Tim Dees

Digital Evidence Archiving
Honorable
Mention
Tim Dees ALPR Technology Keeps Getting Better

Screenplay/Non-Published
First Place Johnny Russell The Eyes of Bradley Ashe
Second Place Jack Miller & Keith Bettinger The Master Cheat
Non-Fiction/Creative/Published  
First Place Keith Bettinger Scars of the Heart
Second Place Tim Dees  Ride-Along War Story
Third Place John
Bellah 
Not quite Necessary Shooting
Honorable
Mention
John
Bellah 
 
Suspicious Minds
Non-Fiction/Article/Published  
First Place Kregg Jorgenson “Leadership, Duplicity and Sacrificial Lambs”
Second Place Keith Bettinger “Both Sides of the Bars”
Third Place Kregg Jorgenson “Surviving Violent Encounters”
Honorable
Mention
Jim Guigli  “Firearms and Writers”
Poetry  
First Place Joseph Haggerty “Undercover”
Honorable
Mention
Joseph Haggerty “Working the Street”
Technical Manual  
First Place Thomas Edmonds LE Manual of Criminal Investigations
Non-Fiction/Column/Published
First Place Ed Nowicki “There are no Football Heroes”
Second Place Tim Dees “The Free Cup of Coffee Revisited”
Third Place Ed Nowicki “Cluster Killings of Police Officers”
Honorable
Mention
Ed Nowicki “Training Adults is Different”
Flash Fiction/Non-Published  
First Place Kathleen Ryan “Victims of the Night”
Second Place Kathleen Ryan “ Wal-Mart I love you”

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