Renee Anderson started writing online for the website "lapdwife.com"
almost 4 years ago about her life married to an LAPD narcotics officer and is
still going strong. What began as a quest to reach out to other wives of law
enforcement, sharing stories of both humor and heartache, turned into a
wonderful discovery. No matter the location or department, we all go through the
same ups and downs that life with an officer can bring. And it's nice to know
that we're not alone. This book takes you through Renee's life with Officer Jake
and shares personal stories of her fun, often frustrating and yet always
fantastic life married to the badge.
Renee has received many accolades from national and
international police and their wives for both her web site and this book.
Competition in this category is scarce this is a niche market that has not
been addressed well so far by the publishing community. There are thousands of
law enforcement officers in this nation and hundreds of books written about
the life of a cop. But there are less than a handful of books that directly
address the life of an officers spouse let alone written by an officers
Renees husband, Officer Jake, has been an LAPD officer
for 19 years. They have been married for almost 12 years and have been through
many dramatic and noteworthy incidents during his career that officers and their
families can identify with. Renee has a journalism background and utilizes her
writing expertise to successfully share their experiences and knowledge of the
ups and downs life with a law enforcement officer can bring.
Feedback from officers and their
"POLICE WIFE is a must read for anyone who is married to
a cop, related to one or just considering being in a relationship with one in
todays world of Law Enforcement. By sharing her touching and heart felt
experiences and anecdotes of being married to Officer Jake of the LAPD, Renee
speaks to the reality, sometime difficulties and awesome rewards of knowing and
loving a Cop Im going to buy one for my Mom!" -- Terry, Deputy, Los Angeles
County Sheriff Department
"I could easily visualize every scene and found myself
rapidly involved with the characters. It left me wanting to read more, which is
always a fantastic thing. This is an excellently written book and a captivating
read." -- Alice Sturdy, Director, LAPD Wives Association
"I LOVED IT! So many of those stories are exactly spot on!
Everything from dating an officer, to re-arranging holidays, to the dreaded
phone calls of accidents, I experienced every one of those! It was great, and SO
funny! (Even my husband laughed through it!)." Diane, wife of a Signal Hill