Sergeant Derek Pacifico

Retired Homicide Detective

22-year veteran of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, retired Sergeant Derek Pacifico spent nearly a third of his career in the homicide detail, working nearly 200 murders, officer involved shootings and other suspicious deaths. He has consulted with local, state and federal officers, delivering his interrogation training to the United States Secret Services, US Marshals and countless police and sheriff's agencies across the country.

He is also now a consultant with novelists and screenwriters, delivering his highly acclaimed "Writers Homicide School" a two-day lecture that has drawn audiences from Australia, Finland and from writers across the country.

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