10-4–14: Going Undercover with NYPD Detective and Fiction Writer Marco Conelli
BIO: A twenty year veteran detective of the NYPD, his diverse career is highlighted by his work as an undercover where he was plugged into many investigations for the Organized Crime Control Bureau. Specializing in narcotic and gun seizures, Marco was successful in removing both from New York City’s mean streets, while gathering important intelligence that led to voluminous criminal arrests.
His adaptation of disguises and the study of deduction are featured prominently in the Sherlock Holmes International Exhibition as well as Crime Writing Conferences nationwide. He has shared his insight with many best-selling novelists and is a member of Lee Lofland’s Writer’s Police Academy team.
Marco has published three novels in his Matthew Livingston Young Adult series. He is the recipient of the 2011 Silver Falchion Award for best crime novel. The Matthew Livingston series has revitalized the hard boiled battle between good and evil seen through the abilities of three remarkable teenagers. Marco has also contributed articles to publications on the subjects of crime solving as well as literacy in America.
Marco Conelli’s Website : www.marcoconelli.com
Matthew Livingston Books : www.amazon.com/Marco-Conelli/e/B002BLWHAM/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1
NYPD Organized Crime Control Bureau: http://www.nyc.gov/html/nypd/html/administration/organized_crime_control_co.shtml
Mafia Is Down—-But Not Out: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304626804579363363092833756