Episode No. 36 Author Interview
with Stacy Dittrich Date: November 14, 2008
Notes: Stacy Dittrich, an award-winning
15-year law enforcement officer, author, media consultant, and former detective specializing in sex crimes.
Stacy Dittrich is an award-winning 15-year law enforcement officer, author, media
consultant, and former detective specializing in sex crimes. With past training by a former FBI Behavioral Specialist, Stacy
is certified through the National Institute of Truth Verification as an examiner (CVSA- lie detector). Stacy has also been
assigned to a federal drug task in the investigations of numerous homicides. In 2002, Stacy Dittrich received the Victim’s
of Crime Award from former Ohio Attorney General, Jim Petro and is a certified law enforcement instructor.
Stacy Dittrich is the author of the upcoming CeeCee Gallagher thriller series
about a female detective. She and her first novel in the series, The Devil’s Closet, were recently featured on CNN’s
Nancy Grace. Based on an actual case Stacy investigated, the novel debuts in October, 2008, followed by Mary Jane’s
Grave, the second in the CeeCee Gallagher series, debuting in June 2009. Stacy’s first true-crime book, Murder Behind
the Badge, will debut in September, 2009 (Prometheus) and her memoir, “Stumbling Along the Beat: A true story of a policewoman’s
journey,” debuts in Spring 2010.
Stacy Dittrich is a member of the International
Thriller Writer’s Association, Sisters in Crime, and is a regular contributor on Women in Crime Ink, a new web blog
by an impressive group of award-winning true-crime authors, print and broadcast journalists, crime novelists, producers for
CNN and CBS News, television personalities, and criminal justice professionals. Stacy is also a guest contributor at OfficerResource.com.
Stacy is co-owner of Justice Interrupted, LLC; an investigation and media team along with LA Deputy District Attorney, Robin
Sax, and famed author and violence expert, Susan Murphy-Milano.