Edwin “Ed” Sanow is the senior reserve deputy and a 14-year veteran with the Benton County Sheriff's Department
(Indiana). He is a Team Leader with the Benton County Multi-agency Response Team and the field training officer for the reserve
force. Ed Sanow is the author of more than 1,000 articles on ammunition and stopping power. In October 2000, he became the
editor of Law and Order magazine. He co-authored three books with Evan Marshall:
Stopping Power: A Practical Analysis of the
Latest Handgun Ammunition; Handgun Stopping Power: The Definitive Study; and, Street Stoppers: The Latest Handgun Stopping Power Street Results.
Sanow is the author of Encyclopedia of American
Police Cars. According to the book description, “This giant, hardbound
reference features the finest cars built for North American law enforcement agencies, from the 1930s to today. Arranged in
chronological order, the encyclopedic collection of archival photography is complemented by a concise text revealing the evolution
of the police car including standard equipment, special options, and model histories.”
also authored Chevrolet Police Cars
(April 1997) and Ford Police Cars:
1932-1997 (1997); and, co-authored Dodge, Plymouth
& Chrysler Police Cars 1979-1994 (February 1996); Dodge, Plymouth & Chrysler Police Cars 1956-1978 (October 1994).