Derrick Levasseur is a decorated police sergeant from Central Falls, Rhode Island. Hired at only twenty years old, he was one of the youngest officers in the department’s history and worked in both the Patrol Division and the Detective Division. He was later assigned to the Special Investigations Unit as an undercover detective, where he had the opportunity to work with the ATF, DEA, FBI, and US Secret Service, resulting in numerous arrests and seizures. In addition to his experience in the field, he has advanced training in crime scene analysis, interview and interrogation techniques, and undercover operations. Throughout the course of his career, Derrick has received multiple awards, including letters of recognition, unit citations, commendations, and the Medal of Valor, which is the highest honor a sworn officer can receive. In 2017, he was the recipient of the American Red Cross “Hero Award” after saving seven people from a burning building. Derrick has an associate’s degree in criminal justice from Mitchell College, a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Roger Williams University, and a master’s degree in business management from Salve Regina University. Derrick’s first book, The Undercover Edge, was published in January of 2018 and was featured on CBS’s, The Talk. The book reached #1 in New Releases in the first 5 days.