By Kent Anderson
Before Hanson arrived in Oakland, he had already obvious the various worst of humanity on a journey of responsibility in Vietnam and a stint within the Portland, Oregon police division. after which he strikes to California to affix the under-funded, understaffed Oakland police strength. not like the vast majority of his fellow officials, Hanson intentionally chooses to stay within the precinct that he patrols; he is taking heavily his responsibility to serve and shield the black community--his neighbors--in East Oakland.
Hanson befriends a local boy, embarks on a romantic courting, and attempts to stay in a infamous drug dealer's strong graces, all whereas suffering to stick a superb cop regardless of the forces of hate and violence threatening him from all sides.
eco-friendly sunlight is bracingly appropriate to either the political and cultural second we are at the moment residing in: Hanson is a white cop who meets black civilians now not as antagonists, yet as allies opposed to his changing into the kind of cop that he hates most.
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