Arnold M. Pine is a veteran of twenty years on the
New York Police Department where he served as a very active "street cop". His experience with
the criminal element on the street and in the department itself, enabled him to create memorable characters in thrilling situations.
Arnold Pine attended Brooklyn College before and after his two year stint in the Navy during World War II.
He lettered in Wrestling, which prepared him for the battles he encountered on the streets of New York City.
Upon retirement from the Department, Mr Pine spent many years as the CEO of a water engineering business, before he
engaged in writing as a full-time endeavor. His book is Cop on the Run.
According to the book description of Cop
On The Run, it “is the story of a renegade cop, Peter Santini, charged with murder, fleeing to avoid capture.
He is pursued by his twin-sister, Betty, by order of her father, the family Patriarch. Betty is the most decorated female
detective on the force. The twins are the products of three generations of Hero Cops. The flight and chase lead the twins
through many thrilling episodes of adventure, danger and romance. When a tragic accident during a heroic act paralyzes Peter,
the media exposure enables Betty to catch up to her twin. Seeing his condition, Betty refuses to arrest Peter, and returns
home to marry her fiancée. At her wedding she reveals Peter's whereabouts to her father, Frank, who takes up the
chase. Frank spends months helping his son recuperate, and when he feels Peter is strong enough, tries to take him into custody
at gunpoint. A struggle ensues and a shot kills Peter's lover. In panic, Frank flees and is captured on the Interstate.
He suffers a heart attack when his captor turns out to be the secret Frank had been hiding from his family for forty-four