Frank became a police officer in 1993 and is currently a captain. He has written and taught courses at the Basic Law Enforcement Academy, written several college courses in police subject matter and co-authored "A Street Officer's Guide to Report Writing."
Many of his novels are part of the River City Crime series, with recurring characters. Over fifty of his short stories have been published in twelve different anthologies, as well as print and online magazines. In addition to writing, Frank is an avid hockey player and a tortured guitarist. His wife, Kristi, is about the only person who will watch him do either activity. You can keep up with him at http://frankzafiro.com or his blog at http://frankzafiro.blogspot.com.