Sgt. Bill Davis will have his nationally acclaimed true crime novel, So Innocent - Yet So Dead, available for purchase along with his DVD and pepper spray. His life saving data packet could save your life, and your family's life.
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Karl Dennis – "Everything is Normal Until Proven Otherwise," co-authored with Dr. Ira Lourie. Written for parents and professionals, the book provides guidance for using creativity and compassion in the delivery of services.
Cedric McKenzie – She Never Answered, a riveting story of how a child left behind at only six days old, grows up survives in the Arkansas Foster Care System, and prevails. Cedric McKenzie's story is one of drama, comedy, and tragedy, along with redemption and triumph.
Dr. Angelo Giardino – Dr. Giardino will have several child abuse books available for purchase.
Bill Davis – So Innocent – Yet So Dead, a story that sees through the eyes of an innocent child into the mind of her killer, and, finally, into a search for justice that is nearly blinded by politics and circumstance--but delivered through a series of what Davis describes as spiritual interventions in the midst of tragedy.
Alvin Sallee - Child Welfare: Clinical Theory and Practice and The Methamphetamine Handbook: What you Need to Know