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Chuck Hustmyre spent 22 years in law enforcement and retired as a special agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF). During his career he specialized in violent crime, narcotics, and fugitive investigations.
Chuck is an award-winning investigative journalist and the author of the true crime books An Act of Kindness (Penguin/2007) and Killer with a Badge (Penguin/2004), and the novelHouse of the Rising Sun (Salvo Press/2004). The film rights to the novel have been optioned by Mustang Films and the movie is in pre-production. Chuck co-wrote the script to House of the Rising Sun with two-time Academy Award winner Ron Judkins, who is also directing the movie.
Chuck has written nearly 700 newspaper and magazine articles. His work has appeared in a variety of publications, including The Washington Post, truTV's Web site CrimeLibrary.com, The Baton Rouge Advocate, 225 magazine, Disaster News Network, New Orleans Magazine, American Health & Fitness, Psychology Today, and Homeland Security Today.
His article "Blue on Blue: Murder, Madness, and Betrayal in the NOPD" (New Orleans Magazine, February 2005) was selected for the 2006 edition of HarperCollins' annual nonfiction bookBest American Crime Writing