The 6’2”, 300 pound suspect throws up his hands, takes off his shirt and exclaims, “I don’t have any weapons on me. If you want to arrest me, you’re going to have to fight me. Otherwise, I’m going home.” Rookie police officer Shanita Brown, who is only 5’2” and 125 pounds, is caught between a rock and a hard place. She can’t shoot him because he is not armed, and she can’t let him go. She has to act now.
The Blue Dilemma is a suspenseful mystery-drama that explores the gripping conflicts the main characters experience as they face the trials and tribulations of serving as police officers in today’s politically charged atmosphere. Loved and respected by some, while hated and loathed by others, follow the journey of Officers Shanita Brown, Leon Anderson, Gregory Harris and Steven Sullivan as they try to maintain their own identities and values while patrolling the notoriously mean streets of an inner city neighborhood.
Author Maurice A. Butler, a gifted storyteller who gives voice to elements of society that people don’t normally want to hear from, uses sex, violence, bigotry, and intrigue to highlight the love-hate relationship between the police and citizens, as well as the job officers have to do in the face of daunting circumstances. The ending will shock and amaze you.