Interview with Dr. Grant Friley

So, when you were on the street, can you tell me about being on the street and how, how you know, about whether you got a chance to sleep, about how you were feeling by the third day or something when you--


I was tired, exhausted, frustrated, but I was a police officer, and I was determined to do the job that I was paid to do. And, ah, I wanted it to end, it was an embarrassment for me as a Black man, it was an embarrassment for me as a Detroit police officer, it was an embarrassment for me to know that our city, the city of Detroit, was doing the same thing that the other cities were doing. I wanted it to end and go away, and it wouldn't go away.