Keeping You and Your Family Safe

Beginning paragraphs of Candy's book, "Fifteen"

Beginning paragraphs of Candy's book, "Fifteen."

Could this happen to someone in your family?

None of these people pictured below ever
thought it could happen to them.

Victims of the Tragedy of Pursuit in Seven Months' Time

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Candy receives Honorable Mention—Nonfiction

Honorable Mention—Nonfiction
Santa Barbara Writers Conference 

Candy Priano received this recognition for Chapter 1 from her upcoming narrative nonfiction, Fifteen. The Santa Barbara Writers Conference brings fantastic authors, faculty, and staff together with talented, warm-hearted writers for one week in June. Special thanks to Monte Schulz for sponsoring this annual event. Candy believes Kristie delights in the joy of laughter because at the top of this certificate is the image of Snoopy typing the words, “You Can Go Home Again If You Want To.” (2018, photo by Steven Priano)


You can find out more about Fifteen at Fifteen is the first book to focus on the innocent bystanders who pay too high a price for public safety. We will remember the names of innocent bystanders killed and injured as a result of police pursuits. 

 No release date for print



Crimes called "accidents"

Criminals called "victims"

The Innocent called "Acceptable Collateral Damage"

"The Police Chief" published an article with this quote:

"Abandoning the pursuit does not mean the officer stops apprehension efforts; rather, the officer initiates other resources to bring about the apprehension."
 —Lt. John Specht, Hillsboro, Oregon, PD