From Maisie Skidmore’s article for It’s Nice That:

Capturing citizen arrests, marshals wielding their weapons and almost theatrical scenes amid smoke, red cartoon-like explosives and doors left ajar, Brian’s photographs are an odd window into a world depicted primarily through news reports and the film industry. “I was surprised at their willingness to have me step inside their world,” Brian explains in the book, “but once there what I saw was a well-oiled machine – one that speaks to an American heritage of civil authority that has transcended nearly all facets of U.S. law enforcement­­­. I felt a strong connection between Marshals’ responsibilities and our civilian culture. I knew immediately that I wanted to make a book.”

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