DIY Down Under

DIY Down Under

Written by AFPFMA member Mick Shannon, this book was written to restore some of those commonly known skills of yesteryear for minor repairs around the family home. An overview and understanding of what makes a basic toolkit accompanied by an intimate look into common household problems that can cause stress and panic to those unaware of how simple some repairs can be.

Picture a Dry Riverbed

Picture a Dry Riverbed

Dangerous Days: a personal story of unarmed Aussie Coppers in East Timor in 1999, written by Geoff Hazel. The location: The mountainous district of Ermera, East Timor. The Participants: Locals from the various Timorese factions; Indonesian Police and Military; International Electoral Observers; United Nations personnel, paid staff, international volunteers, locally employed staff, three Military Liaison Officers and twenty five Police Officers from 8 nations.

Under Siege

Under Siege

Under Siege shows us the remarkable job homicide investigators and hostage negotiators perform, and their endurance and courage in impossible circumstances. More than that, this brave memoir reveals how the daily trauma and stress affected Belinda Neil’s role as wife and mother and how she fought against the terrifying post–traumatic stress disorder that resulted to come back from a very dark place.

Life Sentence

Life Sentence

In this powerful memoir, Simon Gillard reveals the details of the cases he worked on, how the police force operates, and how one man’s life can spiral so out of control. He is now working to create awareness about PTSD and has written this book to help other sufferers.

The Strong Man

The Strong Man

A powerful story of life under fire and one man’s journey back from the brink. Grant Edwards was once an elite athlete, Olympics qualifier and Australia’s strongest man. His Guinness Book of Records feats of strength were acclaimed internationally, and as a high ranking police officer he spent decades protecting vulnerable people around the world. But nothing could shield him from catastrophic harm in the line of duty.

Cop This

Cop This

What’s life like really in the job? Nobby Clark writes about his experience while working in the Australian Federal Police. The book describes some of Nobby’s hilarious episodes while in the job during the 70’s 80’s & 90’s. It is a tribute to Frank “Nobby” Stanley CLARK who passed away on 14 September 2018.