Author Haggerty, Joe

Joseph B. Haggerty Sr. is a retired vice detective and academy instructor from the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C.  He was President of the Writers League of Washington for nine years and I am still a member and is a member of the Public Safety Writers Association since 2010. His novel,  Shame: The Story of a Pimp, is based on his experiences investigating child predators in prostitution.  In 2009, he received an award, Heroes of the Heart, from the organization Children of the Nights in California. Haggerty is recognized as one of the top ten law enforcement officers in the country for rescuing children from the street.   A number of his poems have been published in his FOP lodge newspaper and Tears on the Walls was recorded on a CD titled Heroes Unsung.  Haggerty is married with six children and eleven grandchildren.

An Ocean in the Desert
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