What’s it really like to be a Black police officer in today’s America?
“Defund the police!” is shouted in the streets.
A.C.A.B. is spray painted on precinct buildings.
Countless citizens believe all police are racists.
In this era of civil unrest and political divide, how do Black cops—or any cops—maintain the motivation and commitment to do their job? Former Tucson police officer—and current host of The Brandon Tatum Show—Brandon Tatum, shares his story and the stories of other police officers in the pages of his new book, Beaten Black and Blue. Read why they joined the force, what it’s really like on the streets, and how they continue to fight the good fight.
Forget what you think you know and learn the truth!