Nebraska Authors

Monty McCord

Born 1953 Hastings, NE (USA)

Police officer, police lieutenant and Deputy Sheriff in several Nebraska jurisdictions. The author has a strong interest in law enforcement history and local history. Besides his books, McCord has had several articles published in The Nebraska Police Officer, The Texas State Peace Officer's Journal, Police Collectors News, and Adams County Historical Society News.
Other law enforcement history see : Jeff McArthur. Early law enforcement see Wayne C. Lee

Places Lived

Hastings, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Law Enforcement History; Local History; The Old West


1972, Adams Central High School
Marketing and Management Certificate, 1974, Central Community College
1975, Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center
1993, FBI National Academy


Law enforcement

Places Worked

Hastings Sheriff Department, Deputy Sheriff
Holdrege Sheriff Department, Deputy Sheriff
Hastings Police Department, Police Officer, Sergeant and Lieutenant


President of the Adams County Historical Society


Hastings Police - 110 Years of Public Service. 1982.
Police Cars - A Photographic History. 1991.
Cars of the State Police and Highway Patrol. 1994.
Law Enforcement Memorabilia. 1999.
I Christen Thee, Nebraska: History of the USS Nebraska and Nebraska Related Naval Ships. 2005.
Mundy's Law. 2009.
The 1931 Hastings Bank Job and the Bloody Bandit Trail. 2013.

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