DALLAS, Texas – Authorities in Dallas are asking protesters to help them resolve problems between officers and the community.
Dallas Police Chief David Brown started out life in a rough area and understood the distrust of law enforcement.
“You stay away from the police in my old neighborhood,” Brown told the Dallas Observer earlier this year. “You get the police; you get in trouble.”
While watching his community be torn apart by drugs, Brown decided to become a police officer.
Now, he is asking those who protest for a change to become the change.
“Become a part of the solution. Serve your communities. Don’t be a part of the problem. We’re hiring. We’re hiring. Get off that protest line and put an application in. We’ll put you in your neighborhood and we will help you resolve some of the problems you’re protesting about,” Brown told CNN.