Jim McNeff Offers Comfort, Support to Police Officers in New Book

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‘The Spirit behind Badge 145’ collects uplifting, spiritual stories from the force.

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I hope they will transfer the biblical principles highlighted and discussed in each chapter to enhance the growth in their life.

For nearly 30 years, author Jim McNeff served his city as a police officer, balancing his busy life with his career. In his new book, “The Spirit behind Badge 145: A personal walk and devotional with a law enforcement professional” (published by WestBow Press), McNeff gives other officer and civilian readers a behind-the-scenes look at real life police work from dramatic cops-and-robbers stories to the emotional mess that many officers face.

“A police career requires shift work to cover a 24 hour, seven day per week operation, not to mention holidays,” McNeff says from experience. “It is easy to become detached from one’s support network and church.”

“The Spirit behind Badge 145” includes McNeff’s stories as well as his fellow officers’ stories of life on the force. McNeff connects each story to a biblical principle and artfully renders his own struggles to keep his faith strong while on the job. His stories capture the pressure of being in law enforcement and often find their solutions in Scripture.

Other police officers will find strength and comfort in McNeff’s stories, and civilian readers will be treated to a rare walk in a police officer’s shoes. McNeff hopes to entertain readers and pass on his emotional and spiritual experiences to officers, their families and others who desire greater depth.

“I hope they will transfer the biblical principles highlighted and discussed in each chapter to enhance the growth in their life.”

“The Spirit behind Badge 145”
By Jim McNeff
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 308 pages | ISBN 9781490818474
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 308 pages | ISBN 9781490818467
E-Book | 308 pages | ISBN 9781490818450
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Jim McNeff flew in the air force as a crewmember aboard the National Emergency Airborne Command Post. He later served for 27 years with the Fountain Valley Police Department in Orange County, Calif. During his career in law enforcement he worked with, supervised or managed nearly every specialty assignment in the department. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from Southwest University.

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