Tamara Mickelson retired after twenty years of service with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department in Sacramento, California. She spent fifteen of those years as a crime scene investigator. Prior to this she served four years on active duty and three years as a reserve in the United States Air Force in the security police field.
She's earned a bachelor of science degree in business management and a master's of counseling in marriage and family therapy.
Tamara made her author debut with the romance novel Maren's Journey. Shortly after retirement, she created Thin Blue Line 4 Women with a mission to connect with women in law enforcement to offer support, inspiration, and empowerment.