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Henry Hack is a lifelong New Yorker who served in the Nassau County, NY Police Department for twenty-two years, including fourteen years in the Detective Division.  He commanded the Scientific Investigation Bureau and was qualified as an expert witness in several forensic fields including blood, narcotics and trace evidence. He also commanded the Eighth Precinct, Uniform Force, and resides in North Carolina with his wife, Lorraine.

After attending public schools in Queens and Brooklyn, Henry received a Bachelor’s degree from Adelphi University and a Master’s in Criminal Justice from Long Island University. In addition to his public service on the police force, Henry served as Vice President in charge of Security at Cablevision. Now an empty-nester with seven children and step-children scattered around the country, Henry devotes his time to writing fiction.

His novels Danny Boy, Cases Closed, Mommy, Mommy, Forever Young and The Marsh Mallows feature homicide Detective Danny Boyland. Cassidy's Corner, The Last Crusade, The Romen Society  and Election Day feature Police Officer Harry Cassidy.

Portraits in Blue  is a collection of fourteen stories.