From Computing to Crime Author

David McCaddon

North West
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Paid: 60
14th August 2019
Books Writing | Author | Crime Author | Novels

This fascinating talk describes how David moved from a life of crime (assisting police forces worldwide) to becoming a published crime author. From the moment when he received that first phone call from West Yorkshire Police to developing what became the de facto standard in Major Incident investigation. David’s talk touches on some of the humorous moments working in many major incident rooms and how it’s influenced his writing.

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About David McCaddon

David McCaddon is an award winning playwright and author of modern Crime thriller novels. Before retiring in 2017 David was an IT systems consultant who had worked in computing for over 46 years and spent the past 34 years specialising in Law Enforcement Systems Development across Police, Prisons and Courts. His work has involved him designing and developing systems throughout a large number of the UK’s Police forces and worldwide. He now devotes most of his time as a guest speaker and author. His Crime Trilogy books “Following Digital Footprints”, “In Digital Pursuit” and "The Final Footprint" which are actually set in the North West have been published and are detective thrillers with a difference. His latest crime thriller "A Question of Time" is due for publication in 2020.

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