James O. Born

Photos

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SWAT practice at Turkey Point nuclear power plant (Featured in Shock Wave)

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Searching for looters after hurricane Opal

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White water rafting in Costa Rica

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SWAT search warrant near Miami

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Author Joe Konrath showing poor judgement as a volunteer at one of Jim’s demonstrations

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That’s Jim in the air boat during the recovery of the Valujet crash in the Everglades. The rifle was for alligators.

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Just before riding a bike down the Peak. A guy from Florida should stay away from mountains and snow.

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Jim meeting one of his idols, Shotokan karate master Mas Nakayama

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Jim with his friend Steve B. The bad news is that the blood on Jim’s gi is his own.

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Jim competing in the New York Marathon.

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From left to right, Tim Dorsey, Bob Morris, Jim, T. Jefferson Parker and Jon King at Bookmania.

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Jim speaking to writers about realism.

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Jim and a friend at the Palm Beach Medical Examiner’s Office

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Jim with karate legend and actor Bill Wallace.

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Jim training for a job he will never have. That suit is hot and heavy.

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Training at the Medley Police Range

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Jim with WEB Griffin and William Butterworth IV

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Jim running the London Marathon

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Jim with writers Lee Child and Zoe Sharpe at a gun store in Arizona for an article in the London Times

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Jim with his son, John, dry suit diving in Alaska. Here’s some important info, dry suit does not mean warm suit.

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Jim on stage with the legendary cop turned author Joseph Wambaugh  in Wisconsin

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Jim and a homeless man who looks like Michael Connelly and also attended the University of Florida

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Jim and the amazing Sue Grafton

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Jim when he was with the DEA guarding a huge ass amount of pot.