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Author Johnson, Ron (Police officer), author.

Title 13 days in Ferguson / Captain Ronald Johnson with Alan Eisenstock.

Publication Info. Carol Stream, Illinois : Tyndale Momentum, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    977.8044 JOH    Available
Description 291 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note At head of title on dust jacket: A memoir.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-280).
Contents Prologue: Confrontation -- Michael Brown's body -- "This is war" -- "These people" -- "Why am I different?" -- Waiting for the storm -- A different morning -- "I need answers" -- "Save our sons" -- "No more than I can bear" -- "I am you" -- A bullet has no name -- Man, Black man, trooper -- "Where have you been?" -- "Trouble doesn't last always" -- Epilogue: After Ferguson.
Summary On August 14, 2014, five days after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown ignited race riots throughout the city of Ferguson, Missouri, the nation found an unlikely hero in Captain Ron Johnson of the Missouri Highway Patrol. Charged with the Herculean task of restoring peace between a hostile African American community and the local police, Johnson, a 30-year law enforcement veteran and an African American, did the unthinkable; he took off his bullet-proof vest and joined the protesters. In 13 Days in Ferguson, Johnson shares, for the first time, his view of what happened during the thirteen turbulent days he spent stabilizing the city of Ferguson, and the extraordinary impact those two historic weeks had on his faith, his approach to leadership, and on what he perceives to be the most viable solution to the issues of racism and prejudice in America.
Subject Johnson, Ron (Police officer).
Ferguson (Mo.). Police Department -- Biography.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- Missouri -- Ferguson.
Police shootings -- Missouri -- Ferguson -- Case studies.
Protest movements -- Missouri -- Ferguson.
Police-community relations -- Missouri -- Ferguson.
Police -- Missouri -- Ferguson.
Police -- Missouri -- Ferguson -- Biography.
African Americans -- Violence against -- Missouri -- Ferguson.
Ferguson (Mo.) -- Race relations.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Case studies.
Added Author Eisenstock, Alan, author.
Added Title Thirteen days in Ferguson
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