Linda Lou Long has worked for over thirty years in a variety of law enforcement and state government positions. Her experience includes working as a Process Officer, riding on Equine Mounted Patrol, and acting as a Search and Rescue Canine Handler. Linda Lou has also worked with juveniles in a youth camp called Camp Sherwood for the Illinois State Police. More recently, Linda Lou is acting as the trainer with the Illinois Police Association-Central Division for the city, county, state and federal officer’s seeking to continue remaining on point concerning the education concerning the newest crime fighting issues, ideas and techniques.
Linda Lou’s education is in rehabilitation and legal studies with an emphasis in Criminal Justice Administration and Rehabilitation Administration at a Masters level.
Linda Lou is the author of Jerry Marcus-A Case Study, a chapter in The Killers Among Us, 2nd ed. Steve Egger, 2000 and Child Exploitation in the New Millennium, a chapter in the Encyclopedia of Murder and Violent Crime, edited by Eric B. Hickey, PhD 2003. She is also the author of The Tuskegee Strangler, the complete story about serial killer Jerry Marcus and his victims.
Linda Lou is retired from both the state and Federal government.
Linda Lou Long is lives and works in Hampton, Georgia.