Bollinger first became interested in law enforcement while serving in the United States Air Force, where he attained the rank
of Sergeant. While in the military, he obtained AA Degrees in Industrial Security from the College of the Air Force and Criminal
Justice from Devils Lake College in North Dakota. After honorable discharge, Mr. Bollinger continued his education, obtaining
a BS Degree in Public Administration from the University of La Verne and a Masters Degree in Management from the University
Pete Bollinger has been a police officer with the Santa Ana Police Department
since 1988 and has worked a variety of assignments throughout his career. First and foremost, he is proud that the majority
of his work history has been on patrol. He has served in an undercover capacity, both purchasing and selling narcotics, in
vice programs with prostitutes, transvestites and other dregs of society. Pete Bollinger was fortunate enough to earn an assignment
in Personnel, specifically in the background unit. He attained the rank of Sergeant and now supervises a team of Officers.
Pete Bollinger is the author of 45 Days of Perfection; And God Made Eve; First, Kill the Lawyers; Man Landers;
and, Rx for Justice and the co-author of How to Get Hired in
Law Enforcement & Fire.
According to the book description of How to Pass the Oral Interview,
"Law enforcement oral interview panels routinely fail up to 75 % of the
candidates they interview. A law enforcement interview is unlike any interview
in the private sector. It takes specific knowledge to answer the practical
scenarios and mitigate the difficult situations the sergeant will ask. This book
instructs the student step-by-step on the formula to excel; it also contains
dozens of actual questions asked on previous law enforcement interviews."