Mike Rawlings: The Dallas Police Ambush Didn't Create Heroes, It Revealed Them

July 7, 2016, is many things to me.It is a series of vivid, powerful memories that I see when I close my eyes. The phone call from my assistant telling me to turn on the news. All hell was breaking loose downtown.My Dallas police detail racing me to City Hall in their black Suburban, sirens blaring, their rifles at the ready in the early minutes of what we thought was a coordinated attack involving multiple snipers.The series of notifications, conveyed to me by Dallas Police Chief David Brown, that we had lost two officers, then three, then four, then five. Unimaginable.  Continue reading...

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