C. M. Wendelboe: Author

C. M. Wendelboe entered the law enforcement profession when he was discharged from the Marines as the Vietnam war was winding down.

In the 1970s, his career included assisting federal and tribal law enforcement agencies embroiled in conflicts with American Indian Movement activists in South Dakota.

He moved to Gillette, Wyoming, and found his niche, where he remained a sheriff's deputy for more than 25 years. In addition, he was a longtime firearms instructor at the local college and within the community.

During his 38-year career in law enforcement he had served successful stints as police chief, policy adviser, and other supervisory roles for several agencies. Yet he always has felt most proud of "working the street." He was a patrol supervisor when he retired to pursue his true vocation as a fiction writer.

Upcoming Appearances

May 2018
Sheridan, Wyoming
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Sat 26 May 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sheridan Stationery
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June 2018
Billings, Montana
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19-24 Jun 7:30 a.m. Panel Thu 21 Jun Western Writers of America Convention
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September 2018
Denver, Colorado
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06-09 Sep Conference Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers: Colorado Gold
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Brookings and Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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20-23 Sep TBD Panel South Dakota Festival of Books
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C. M. Wendelboe (Portrait)

C. M. Wendelboe is a retired lawman.

The author of the popular Spirit Road Mysteries series lives and writes in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

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