Alon Bergman served as a Captian in the South African Police. He joined in 1993 during a dramatic period in the history of South Africa, where he served in specialised units such as the Alexandra Vehicle Anti-hijacking Unit, the North East Intervention unit, the Johannesburg Flying Squad and the Johannesburg Tactical Response Unit, During this time, Alon completed a number of specialized training courses, and studied a National Diploma in Policing. In 2013 he transferred Hoedspruit, where he served as a reservist Commander of this small town bordering the Kruger National Park.
Alon wrote his first book, Weekend Warriors, whilst living in Hoedspruit.
In this book Alon recounts some of his most memorable police duties, opening a small window to the public of what it means to police the suburbs and townships of South Africa, especially during the turbulent 90s and early 2000s.
This book recounts true stories of action and mayhem. Shootings, car-chases and tracing murderers!