Author, Public Speaker, Child Advocate, Private Investigator, Business Woman.
Catherine Smit-Torrez a Public Speaker and educator in many Police and Christian faith topics in her own practice is currently in practice as a Private Investigator "Stiletto Spy & Company Investigations" and began this career field in 2008. She has been a police officer for 20 plus years beginning first as a Reserve Police Officer for the City of Grand Prairie, then moved on to Everman, TX where she served as patrol officer, and worked in various areas such as D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), School Resource Officer, Gang Intelligence, Community Liaison, and Criminal Investigations.
She moved on to White Settlement ISD Police Officer to work as a SRO again and became Captain of the police department and attended the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas to gain her management certificate. She served as the Chief of Police in the City of Cockrell Hill (a small city in the Southwest side of Dallas, TX) for four years. She has achieved her Police Instructor Certificate, Mental Health Officer Certificate and Master Peace Officer Certification. She has extensive training in Emergency Response, Planning, Mitigation and Recovery to handle Natural Disasters, Terrorism and Civil Disorder events. She also specialized in Crimes Against Children and Juvenile Crimes while working Criminal Investigations.
Prior to her Law Enforcement career, she was a business owner of a highly competitive Janitorial, Minor Maintenance and Repair and Landscaping service in the DFW Metroplex for 10 years. She is the mother of 5 children; three are grown and are married with children. (To date - 11 grandchildren) She was a long time member of her church board and member of the private school board where her children attended school and headed several committees.
She is a Public Speaker and educator in many Police and Christian faith topics.
Her recent accomplishments was self publishing her autobiography entitled, "Tragedy to Triumph", *Discover the secret of gaining victory over abuse' and her newest book, "Unburied Treasure" *A Guide To Leaving Your Legacy."