Frederick Douglass Reynolds

Award-winning Non-Fiction Author


About Frederick Douglass Reynolds

Frederick Douglass Reynolds is a retired L.A. County Sheriff’s Homicide Sergeant. He was born in
Rocky Mount, Virginia, and grew up in Detroit, Michigan before joining the U.S. Marine Corps in 1979.
After a brief stint in Okinawa, Japan, he finished out his military career in Southern
California and ultimately became a police officer with the Compton Police Department. He worked there
from 1985 until 2000 and then transferred to the Sheriff’s Department where he worked an additional
seventeen years, retiring in 2017 with over seventy-five commendations, including two California Officer
of the Year awards. He lives in Southern California with his wife, Carolyn, and their daughter Lauren,
and young son, Desmond. They have six other adult children and
nine grandchildren.


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