This lovely lady has had my back since our wedding day in 1983
He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord. – Proverbs 18:22
Our immediate family
Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. – Psalm 127:3
Our daughter and her husband have given us three grandchildren that keep us young
He called a little child to him, and placed the child among them. And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. – Matthew 18:2-3


Jim worked in military and civilian law enforcement for thirty-one years. While in the USAF he flew as a crewmember aboard the National Emergency Airborne Command Post—a presidential support detail. Following his military service, he served for twenty-eight years with the Fountain Valley Police Department in Orange County, California where he retired as a lieutenant. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from Southwest University and graduated from the prestigious Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute as well as the IACP course, Leadership in Police Organizations.

Jim authored The Spirit behind Badge 145, Justice Revealed, and Jurisdiction. Moreover, he works as managing editor at and shares police related news and the Christian worldview with readers at

He and his wife, Jamie, worshipped and ministered at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California for twenty years before relocating to Texas. They now reside in the greater Austin area and have worshiped at Hill Country Bible Church since 2015, where they also lead a community group of young married couples.

They have three adult children and three grandchildren. 

Jim enjoys dating Jamie, riding his Harley in the Hill Country, athletics, exercising, reading, and playing with the grandkids as well as his German shepherds. You can contact him at [email protected].

Jim McNeff