Mike Krecioch, originally from Chicago, Illinois, served twenty-eight years with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). He started in patrol and became a Sergeant II with the LAPD. During his tenure, he worked such assignments as Patrol and Vice, and he served as Hollywood Personnel Complaint Coordinator, Assistant Watch Commander, and Strike Force Commander.
After retiring from the LAPD, Mike and his wife moved from Los Angeles to Florida. There he became involved as a literacy tutor, a mentor with Take Stock in Children, and a coordinator of social community tennis. Mike was also a member of ProLiteracy, Friends of the Library, Advocates of Citizens with Disabilities, and Experimental Aircraft Association.
Mike is the author of Orphan’s Asylum, a memoir, which confronts the many challenges he faced during his youth in a North Chicago orphanage, knowing that both parents were still living. This linked him to the many other orphanage alumni and their families, helping resolve many questions posed by their family members.
Mike and his wife (along with their therapy dog and cat) relocated to the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains of Western North Carolina in Asheville, which he now calls home. He's been a Guardian ad Litem and is currently a member of the Rotary Club of Asheville, the Los Angeles Police Protective League, and the Western North Carolina Writer’s Guild. Mike continues to be active in local community tennis.
Mike has joined forces with Huge E. Scott, retired commercial airline pilot, to create two exciting murder, mystery novels. Coming Soon . . . Don't miss Return of the Zodiac Killer and Dallas Double Cross.
Mike has previously published “Shoplifting,” an article in Hospital Gift Shop Management, a national magazine.