Sean Lynch is a real life recently-retired cop. He was born and raised in Iowa and migrated to Northern California s San Francisco Bay Area, where he served for nearly three decades as a municipal police officer. During his Law Enforcement career, Sean served as a Sector Patrol Officer, Foot Patrol Officer, Motorcycle Officer, Field Training Officer, S.W.A.T. Team Officer, Firearms Instructor, S.W.A.T. Team Sniper, Defensive Tactics Instructor, Juvenile/Sexual Assault Detective, and Homicide Detective. He concluded his career at the rank of Lieutenant and as Commander of the Detective Division.