Officer Deon Joseph is a law enforcement consultant who has worked for the LAPD for over 25 years, twenty-three of those years in downtown Los Angeles’ Skid Row community. From patrolling the streets or providing a shoulder for the community to lean on to meeting with public figures and advocating for change, Deon is driven to create an environment conducive to change for the homeless and those trying to reclaim their lives from the grip of addiction. He is an honest, faithful, passionate and caring man – traits he pours into his daily life and activities.
Today, I had to find a quiet spot and sit in my patrol car. I was emotional. I was driving through skid row trying to find a murder suspect. I went block by block, and every where I went, someone...Read more
The death and sensationalism of Jordan Neely in NY further exposes something truly ugly in our nation. The exploitation of dead Black men who can drive agendas. None of the people tweeting or hashtaging this man’s name actually gave two...Read more