In the Name of the Children

By Jeffrey L. Rinek, Marilee Strong,

Book cover of In the Name of the Children: An FBI Agent's Relentless Pursuit of the Nation's Worst Predators

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"The voice that narrates In the Name of the Children: An F.B.I. Agent's Relentless Pursuit of the Nation's Worst Predators, which Rinek wrote with the journalist Marilee Strong, sounds warm and humane, qualities missing from much crime writing. Their book is a professional job, filled with illuminating details about the…

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2 authors picked In the Name of the Children as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

This is an excellent reading about a former FBI agent not giving up on their search to find predators. I truly honor this agent for how he never gave up on the search. From my former experience as a Special Agent with The Drug Enforcement Administration, the writers did a thorough job to focus on how the FBI Agents unselfishly dedicated long investigative hours to target the predators of children. The writers described how the FBI agent’s moral beliefs and his dedication to helping the sexually abused children; perseverance, and creative innovative investigative techniques that enable him to find the…

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An excellent book for delving into the life of an FBI struggling to maintain a family life for himself while relentlessly chasing after some of America’s worst predators of children. Following his journey, you get an inside perspective of not only the physical but mental demands that comes with this kind of job. In order to really understand how law enforcement officers, work a case, you need to read this book.

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