Chief of Police Scott Silverii, PhD is passionate about positive change. Over 24 years in policing gives Scott the experience and vision to believe there is always a better way.
His passion flourished while growing up with a close-knit community in south Louisiana's heart of Cajun Country. Scott's life is seasoned by the Mardi Gras, hurricanes, humidity, and crawfish boils. This gumbo of experience serves up a unique perspective in his writing.
But don't let the smile fool you. Chief Silverii spent 16 years working in policing's special operations groups (SOG) with years of undercover narcotics and SWAT missions. He has bought dope, banged down doors and busted bad guys. He combines his experiences with academic research designed to bring you the best and most compelling details of what life is like on the other side of the "thin blue line."
By the Numbers is the first in the "A Cajun Murder Mystery Series" of short stories by Chief of Police L. Scott Silverii. This fast paced serial killer mystery takes place along the bayous of south Louisiana's Cajun Country. Sometimes murder just doesn't add up. Laissez les bons temps rouler - until somebody gets killed of course.
A Darker Shade of Blue: From Public Servant to Professional Deviant is a first-ever look at the reality of cop culture. Decorated veteran officer, now Chief of Police Scott Silverii, PhD provides a raw look at the process of transforming from idealist applicant to seasoned officer. The focus on policing's Special Operations Groups is unique and promises an eye-opening experience.