Author Michael Egbert’s new book “Special Crime Attack Team” describes the history of a task force created under President Nixon to stem the crime problem in the 1970s.

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Recent release “Special Crime Attack Team” from Page Publishing author Michael Egbert delves into the history of a specialized task force created using a federal grant from LEAA to initially focus on burglary and robbery reduction but quickly evolved when it was discovered the crime population was even bigger than first realized.

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Michael Egbert, who first ventured into law enforcement courtesy of the United States Navy when he was temporarily assigned to the Armed Forces Police detachment on Guam shortly before his discharge from military service, has completed his new book “Special Crime Attack Team”: a gripping and potent work that describes the history of what was done to help reduce crime in the 1970s.

Author Michael Egbert describes his personal experience on a special crime attack team, writing, “I had been handpicked to become a member of this special crime attack team. It was a two-year assignment. Each of us on the team worked with a partner. We worked in an undercover status to infiltrate criminal groups or organizations as deemed necessary to gather intelligence and/or evidence needed to bring those criminal operations to close-by arrests and convictions and imprisonment. We had to be careful because if it became known who and what we actually were by the criminal element we were investigating, the result most likely would have been fatal. I learned a lot about law enforcement investigations from this assignment that helped me throughout my career. Joe Trujillo, leader of the unit, was a man I looked up to and saw as my mentor, and my respect for him was immeasurable. I am forever grateful to him. I changed the identities of the officers on the team and locations of incidents/investigations and details in order to protect them and their families from any possible retaliation efforts that might be made by those sent to prison.”

Published by Page Publishing, Michael Egbert’s compelling work takes readers through what happened when authorities realized the crime problem was much bigger than had been anticipated, and the task of SCAT expanded into undercover operations and investigating leaders of the criminal element through stealth, infiltration, and police work.

Readers who wish to experience this informative work can purchase “Special Crime Attack Team” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

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