Chief David Brown Dallas

The Dallas police chief who inspired a nation with his compassionate, community-focused response to the killing of five of his officers shares his uplifting personal story and a blueprint for the future of policing.Dallas Police Chief David Brown New Book

Called To Rise, co-authored by former Dallas Police Chief David Brown and Michelle Burford, is not scheduled to drop until June of this year, but we easily predict it being a best-seller among those looking for greater insight into the man behind the badge.

During his tenure with the Dallas Police Department, Brown has been widely praised for his reforms designed to reduce violent confrontations between police officers and the community and increase the department’s accountability and transparency.

Because of his extensive experience, knowledge  and unique perspective, ABC News announced Brown as their newest contributor; he will report on issues going on here in America including gun violence, policing, social justice, race relations, economic inequality and the country’s new presidential era.

“As our country begins a new presidential era, we’re very fortunate to have Chief Brown’s unique perspective to inform our reporting on many of the nation’s fault lines — economic inequality, gun violence, race relations and social justice,” ABC News President James Goldston said in the note.


MICHELLE BURFORD is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, celebrity ghostwriter, and a founding editor of O, The Oprah Magazine. She is a Harvard-trained journalist whose work has taken her to more than 35 countries on six continents. A native of Phoenix, Michelle now resides in New York City.

Michelle Bufford Dallas Police Chief Book

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