Meet The Authors who have researched & investigated medical serial killers

Bruce Sackman


Michael Vecchione


BRUCE SACKMAN is a renowned investigator specializing in tracking down MEDICAL SERIAL KILLERS and is in demand as a consultant on that subject all over the world. He is a former Special Agent in Charge of the Northeast Field Office, Criminal Investigations Division, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of the Inspector General where he was responsible for criminal investigation in 295 VA facilities. He is a licensed private investigator and conducts internal investigations for one of the largest medical centers in the world. He is president of the Society of Professional Investigators.

MICHAEL F. VECCHIONE served as a prosecutor and head of the Rackets Division in the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office for 30 years and is a former head of the Judge Advocate’s Office in the NYPD. He is co-author of CROOKED BROOKLYN (St. Martin’s Press, 2015) with JERRY SCHMETTERER, which has been optioned to Universal Studios. He previously co-authored FRIENDS OF THE FAMILY (Harper Collins, 2009)

JERRY SCHMETTERER is an author and award winning print and broadcast journalist. BEHIND THE MURDER CURTAIN is his sixth non-fiction book. His most recent, co-authored with MICHAEL F. VECCHIONE is CROOKED BROOKLYN (St. Martin’s Press, 2015) which has been optioned to Universal Studios. Previous books include THE COFFEY FILES (St. Martin’s Press, 2015) currently in development for a television series by Most Films. He is a trustee and past president of the New York Press Club.


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