Meet Your Neighbor: John Scanlan, 32
Palm Beach policeman John Scanlan had always wanted to write a book, if only because cops see things that can make great true crime books. But researching nonfiction takes time and money Scanlan didn’t have.
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What music are you listening to:
I’m a huge Jimmy Buffett fan.
What’s your favorite junk food?
What’s the best advice you ever got?
From my father: Be yourself.
What do you do to get away?
I go camping and to Disney World with my wife and kids. Time with them takes my mind away from the department and from writing.
What’s your biggest accomplishment?
A book called “Of Guilt and Innocence.”