Cops and Writers Podcast

097 Following A Higher Calling, Police Officer And Author David Viergutz And Policing In Texas

December 18, 2022 Patrick O'Donnell / David Viergutz Episode 97
Cops and Writers Podcast
097 Following A Higher Calling, Police Officer And Author David Viergutz And Policing In Texas
Show Notes

On today's show, we travel to Texas to speak with author, podcaster, and Police Officer David Viergutz!

David Viergutz is a disabled Army Veteran, an 8-year law enforcement veteran, the majority in rural Texas, and Field Training Officer. His experience is in drug interdiction, interview/interrogation, and investigations. He is also a mental health investigator and state child abuse investigator.

David gives us some unique insights into policing in a small town in Texas.

In today’s episode, we discuss:

·      How David joined the army at age 16 1/2. He did get his parents' permission. 

·      The injury that ended his army career.

·      His calling to join law enforcement. 

·      The unique challenges and rewards of being a police officer in a small town. 

·      Working with a variety of other law enforcement agencies in Texas, including the iconic Texas Rangers. 

·      David’s writing process has allowed him to produce a large amount of books in a short amount of time. 

·      David’s podcast, “The Nightmare Engine.”

 All of this and more on today’s episode of the Cops and Writers podcast.

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