FBI Commendations


  • FBI Commendation for work on a Robbery Suppression Team
  • FBI Commendation for work on a high profile kidnap and murder investigation in Petaluma, CA
  • FBI Commendation for work on a multi-agency state and federal prison gang investigation

Office of Sonoma County District Attorney


  • Distinguished Service Award
  • Sonoma County District Attorney Special Recognition Award

Petaluma Police Department Awards


  • United for Courage Foundation Victim Advocacy Award
  • Petaluma Police Officer of the Year

Book Acknowledgments

  • fortezza_broken-allegianceBroken Allegiance, fact-based fictional novel
    Author and Retired Police Sergeant Mark Young shares:
    “From the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office, a special thanks to Andy Mazzanti and Gary Giovannoni…”
    “Andy, it was a privilege working with you on OBW (Operation Black Widow) part of my favorite years in law enforcement.”
  • fortezza_protective-operationsProtective Operations, Book review and recommendations
    Author and Senior District Attorney Investigator Glenn McGovern shares:
    “A heartfelt thank you to Napa County District Attorney Chief Investigator Andy Mazzanti, San Diego County District Attorney Commander Wayne Maxey (Ret.), Pacific Grove Police Detective Al Fasulo (Ret.), and Security and Intelligence Specialist Craig Schneider for their willingness to review this work and provide me with their comments, insights, and opinions, all of which I value greatly.”
    “Thank you for your willingness to share your knowledge and insight with me. Your help made this work a better product.”