While employed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation at nineteen years old, Phyllis Middleton was trained in the Science of Fingerprints. This training included the classification, comparison and search methods used by FBI and known throughout the USA.
Once returning to her home in Colorado, she was a Deputy Sheriff for the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Department and specialized in crime scene investigation and evidence processing. Certified in Pueblo District and County Courts, Phyllis testified in a number of cases as an expert in the field of fingerprints. While with the Sheriff’s Department, she branched out in Patrol and Investigations as well as becoming a member of the Search and Rescue Squad and the State Disaster Team. She then became an Emergency Medical Technician and Certified Police Instructor.
Phyllis also worked as a Kentucky Police Officer and finally rounded out twenty years as a Senior Criminal/Civil Investigator with the Denver Coroner’s Office in her last six years of active service.
Since marrying and moving to Texas, Phyllis no longer works as an active law enforcement officer, although volunteers her time to her local police department whenever possible.
She writes mystery/suspense/action adventure with romantic elements. She's been writing stories since the 8th grade but only in recent years has she become serious about learning her craft and getting published. She is a member of Romance Writers of America, Dallas Area Romance Authors Chapter (DARA), the Kiss of Death Chapter,. She is also a member of the Mystery Writers of America Southwest Chapter.
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