An LAPD insider, whose career spanned over two decades, Sgt. Dorsey highlights criminal, social or public policy injustices affecting disenfranchised communities throughout the nation. As a police professional, Sgt. Dorsey recognises and exposes institutional and police abuses, as well as social justice disparities, while introducing strategies and commentary on how to systematically attack those injustices and empower audiences on how to navigate within that system, when necessary, and help change that system, when possible.
An acclaimed speaker, author, and retired veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department. Sgt. Cheryl Dorsey has written an autobiography, Black and Blue, The Creation Of A Social Advocate, which provides an unfiltered look into the LAPD; police culture. She provides insight and techniques to de-escalate tensions during police encounters with a level of credibility that is effective, relevant and irrefutable.
Sgt. Dorsey is a highly sought police expert on significant criminal justice issues and has been a frequent commentator on CNN with Chris Cuomo, Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Cooper, Fredricka Whitfield to name a few; Fox News, CNN International; HLNTV with Dr. Drew, Nancy Grace and The Daily Share; Inside Edition, MSNBC; Now This News, TMZ as well as KPCC Radio with “Air Talk”, “Take Two”; Democracy Now, The Tom Joyner Morning Show and KABC Talk Radio with Dr. Drew. Sgt. Dorsey has been seen on Brazilian TVGlobo; the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) TD Jakes Show; Tavis Smiley Show, and Dr. Phil Show.
Sgt Dorsey is currently a police expert on Fox Network's "First Res-ponders Live" and has also has been featured in BET Docu-Series “Finding Justice”; TV Crime Series; “It Takes A Killer”, “Corrupt Crimes” “Motive to Murder” and “Dead Files”.
She has been a contributing columnist for OZY, LA Progressive, EURWeb, Wave Newspaper and Huffington Post.
During her police career, Sgt Dorsey worked exclusively in patrol and specialised units in all four Bureaus within the City of Los Angeles; South, Central, West and Valley. In addition to various patrol division assignments, Sgt. Dorsey was assigned to the infamous gang unit in Operations South Bureau; known as Community Resources Against Street Hoodlums (C.R.A.S.H.) under the command of Police Chief Daryl F. Gates.