He has won ten writing awards for the Public Safety Writer's Association, including 1st Place for Beyond Recognition.
Online PR News – 18-August-2017 – Kansas City, MO – Author Ron Corbin served two tours in Vietnam as an Army helicopter and instructor pilot. He received numerous unit and individual ribbons for combat action, to include being awarded the Air Medal 31 times; once with “V” device for valor. Honorably discharged in 1969, he joined LAPD as a policeman and pilot/instructor pilot for Air Support Division.
Retiring after an on-duty helicopter accident, he finished his college and graduate education. He holds a Masters in Elementary Education and a PhD in Security Administration with an emphasis on terrorism threats to America’s nuclear resources.
Joining the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (Metro) in 1993 as a crime prevention specialist, his specialty was Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED). This subject matter expertise led to him being interviewed in Reader’s Digest, Sunset Magazine, PetroMart Business, and Las Vegas Life magazines, as well as being a contributing columnist to the Las Vegas Now magazine.
Ron is a member of the Public Safety Writer's Association and the Wednesday Warrior Writers. He has won ten writing awards for the Public Safety Writer's Association, including 1st Place for Beyond Recognition. He is also a contributing author of stories published in seven anthologies. He has been a guest lecturer on Royal Caribbean International cruise lines, addressing citizens’ personal safety issues.
Ron retired from Metro in 2011. He and his wife Kathy have three children, seven grandchildren and live in Las Vegas, NV.
Ron's passion is to promote personal safety. Many of his tips can be found on his website at http://www.rcorbinsecurityauthor.com.
The Anthologies are: We Gotta Get Out of this Place, Vol. 1, 2 and 3, True Blue, Vol. 1 and 2, I Pledge Allegiance, and Felons, Flames and Ambulances. Proceeds from these books are donated to the Veterans Care Foundation, Inc, various veterans' charities and the families of law enforcement officers killed in the 9-11 World Trade Center bombings.
All of these books are available at Amazon in both print and electronic formats.