Chief Mike WorleyPolice officer, investigations commander, chief of police, university instructor, national consultant. Mike Worley brings a varied background to his development of detective mysteries. Beyond that, each of his stories contains elements of real cases. There is built-in realism even though the stories themselves are fictional.

Mike is a veteran of 34 years in law enforcement. His career spanned the ranks from patrol officer to captain in the Boise, Idaho Police Department. He served as an investigative commander in both criminal investigations and in internal affairs. He was later selected to serve as the chief of police in suburban Meridian, Idaho.

Upon his retirement from active law enforcement, Mike continued to serve the law enforcement community as an instructor and course coordinator for the Southern Police Institute. SPI is the in-service training arm of the Justice Administration Department of the University of Louisville. He also owned a national consulting practice focusing on issues regarding police policy.

He is retired and lives in Louisville, KY with his wife, Nancy. When he’s not writing, he is active with University of Louisville athletics. He serves as the official scorer for Louisville Volleyball. He was also selected by the NCAA to score the 2010 and 2014 Division II and  the 2012 Division I women’s volleyball national championship matches. Additionally, he assists with media relations for UofL basketball and football.

 

Mike working the 2012 NCAA Division I Volleyball National Championship

Mike working the 2012 NCAA Division I Volleyball National Championship