Nebraska Authors

Dean Olson

Places Lived

Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Law Enforcement; Terrorism; Politics


Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. University of Nebraska-Omaha
Master in Public Administration. University of Nebraska-Omaha
Master of Arts Degree in Security Studies. Naval Postgraduate School.
Graduate of the 193rd Session of the FBI National Academy.


Law Enforcement, Retired commander, Criminal Investigation Bureau of the Douglas County Sheriff's Department

Places Worked

Douglas County Sheriff's Department, Omaha, NE. 1978-2008


Perfect Enemy: The Law Enforcement Manual of Islamist Terrorism. 2009.
Tactical Counterterrorism. 2012.
The Omega Confluence. 2015.
Evil Desire: Recollections of a Sex Crimes Detective. 2019.

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