The Resource 13 days in Ferguson, Captain Ronald Johnson with Alan Eisenstock, (ebook)

13 days in Ferguson, Captain Ronald Johnson with Alan Eisenstock, (ebook)

Label
13 days in Ferguson
Title
13 days in Ferguson
Statement of responsibility
Captain Ronald Johnson with Alan Eisenstock
Title variation
Thirteen days in Ferguson
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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. The 13 days and nights that followed were the most trying of Johnson's life-professionally, emotionally, and spiritually. Officers in his own command called him a traitor. Lifelong friends stopped speaking to him. The media questioned and criticized his every decision. Alone at the center of the firestorm, with only his family and his faith to cling to, Johnson persevered in his belief that the only way to effectively bridge the divide between black and blue is to-literally-walk across it. 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
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Johnson, Ron
Dewey number
977.8/044
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Johnson, Ron
  • Ferguson (Mo.)
  • Discrimination in criminal justice administration
  • Police shootings
  • Protest movements
  • Police-community relations
  • Police
  • Police
  • African Americans
  • Ferguson (Mo.)
Target audience
adult
Label
13 days in Ferguson, Captain Ronald Johnson with Alan Eisenstock, (ebook)
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781496416612
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT12004796
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remote
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12004796
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MWT12004796
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
13 days in Ferguson, Captain Ronald Johnson with Alan Eisenstock, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781496416612
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12004796
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12004796
System control number
MWT12004796
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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