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About Ray Mileur

Ray Mileur is a former Marine (retired military), police chief and  senior private investigative consultant and executive protection specialist, with over 30 years of  experience with a reputation based on results, a sophisticated level of professionalism, discretion and acute judgment.

He is well versed in the areas of; criminal & civil investigations, law enforcement, security management, force protection,  anti-terrorism, surveillance, close quarter combat, small unit tactics,
physical security and personal protection.   see more

Ray is currently working on a series of novels that are loosely based on 
a lineup of characters and incidents taken from his case files. 

Prior to these writing projects Ray was a free-lance sportswriter 
covering the St. Louis Cardinals for over ten years. He founded 
fan site that attracted over 10 million visitors, before becoming affiliated 
with and FOX Sports.

The crowning moment of Ray's sports writing career came in 2008, 
with an invitation from former Cardinals' manager, Billy Southworth's
family, to represent the manager and his family at the National Baseball 
Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in Cooperstown, New York.

Ray's articles & columns have been featured in:

  • Fox Sports Fantasy Baseball Magazine
  • Prospect Guide  2007 & 2008
  • FSN Midwest & FSN Midwest Daily Wire
  • Yahoo Sports
  • & MiLB
  • The St. Louis Browns Official Website & Magazine
  • St. Louis Game Time Magazine
  • The Heckler "For the Cubs Fan" Magazine
  • Sports Central
  • The Sports Journal
  • Love of Game Productions
  • Our Sports
  • and many more


Illinois Police Association
International Police Association
International Association of Chiefs of Police
International Foundation for Protection Officers
National Association of Investigative Specialists
Gold Star Member, Texas Rangers Hall of Fame 
Captain, Former Texas Rangers Foundation
Marine Corps League

About Ray