Author Taylor, JohnJohn Taylor

After thirty-one years of service, John Taylor retired from the Oakland Police Department in 2002 and now makes his home in a small town in Northern California.





Days on the Beach
Oakland PD Officers Bull Brewster and Tex-Mex Garcia get the job done…but on their terms...[read more]
Land of a Thousand Dances
In 1965, Brian Thomas, a white paratrooper in the Vietnam bound101st Airborne, confronts both the war and discrimination when he becomes involved in an interracial romance...[read more]

OIS: Officer Involved Shooting
August, 2014. Oakland, California. A white police officer shoots and kills an unarmed black man.
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