A former police sergeant, Marla Bernard is a passionate victim’s rights advocate, author, and public speaker.
She received her Master of Arts with honors from Baker University. She serves as adjunct faculty for a national university where she has written several criminal justice courses and has been a contributor to national law enforcement publications.
She and her husband were recently featured on an episode a true crime series in the United Kingdom based on her first book, Through the Rain.
Her work has been published in two volumes of Chicken Soup for the Soul. She is currently writing her third book, a collection of short stories about individuals whose positive influences made a significant impact on her life.
Marla and her husband, retired Sgt. David Bernard, reside in the Midwest near the loves of their lives – their two children and three grandchildren
By the Side of the Road2022
Through the Rain2014
Chicken Soup for the Soul - Touched by an Angel2014
Chicken Soup for the Soul - Living the Catholic Faith2008