The author examines the disturbing and increasingly common occurrence from the perspective of law enforcement agencies, and citizens whose communities are besieged with crime. The book brings attention to the professional standards that police officers are sworn to adhere, and reveals, the internal struggle underway in law enforcement agencies throughout the nation, to counteract the action of wayward police officers.
From the reports of vice, police brutality and vigilante justice, to attempts by street gangs to infiltrate police departments, the author dissects the trickle down effect of police corruption on American values and the criminal justice system.
Stanford’s first book, Homophobia in the Black Church: How Faith, Politics and Fear Divide the Black Community, will be released March 2013.
A publication date for the author’s latest work has not been announced.