THE TRUTH BEHIND THE BADGE...

Featured Author: Joel E. Gordon

STILL SEEKING JUSTICE: ONE OFFICER'S STORY


AWARDED NJ BLUE NOW/THE BLUE MAGAZINE PAST SENIOR JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR & RECIPIENT OF THE BLUE MAGAZINE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT LEADERSHIP


A former Baltimore City (Western and Northern Districts) and Crofton, Maryland Police Officer and Kingwood, West Virginia Chief of Police - Joel has also served as General Manager of Alpine Lake Resort in Terra Alta, West Virginia and as a Security Consultant based in Morgantown, West Virginia.

 

Joel has been a certified Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Instructor. He was Vice-Chairman of the multi-jurisdictional Tygart Valley Narcotics and Violent Crime Task Force. 


Joel was appointed to the 2015-2016 term of the Morgantown West Virginia daily newspaper's Community Advisory Board and as such was a featured guest editorial columnist in The Dominion Post. He is a regular contributor to the law enforcement magazines The Blue Magazine/NJ and NY Blue Now along with Retired Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, 9/11 NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik and other nationally recognized law enforcement authorities, serving as managing editor and national online columnist. 


Joel makes his home in Masontown West Virginia with his wife and family pets.