Frederica Paremore Burden graduated from Barry University with a Bachelors Degree in Nursing, and Masters Degree in Criminal Justice from St. Thomas University. She worked as a City of Miami Police Officer for 28 years, and retired as a Sergeant in 2017. She worked in various units throughout the department, including undercover details, as well as being a calendar model to raise funds for the PAL unit for the Police Department.
Frederica is an Adjunct Professor for the School of Criminal Justice at Miami Dade College and enjoys engaging with the young adults that she teaches and helps to guide them in molding their futures. She has three (3) sons of her own, her oldest has followed in her footsteps and is now a Law Enforcement Officer while her younger twins are in the midst of going away to college this year.
Her debut novel, Miami Beat: The Secret Society was published in the Spring of 2018, followed by the sequel, Miami Beat II: Dilemmas which was published in the fall of 2018.
Miami Beat III: Illusions is the final suspense novel in the trilogy series, but this is not the last of Frederica Paremore Burden.