"Becoming Chief," readers will get to know another side of this extraordinarily professional yet intensely private Chief of Police turned Author and Motivational Speaker. Through candid personal stories, told with sincerity and humor, Dunham delivers on providing an inside look into the world of Leadership and how she thrived despite the challenges put before her. "I am excited to share my life experiences, and I hope that if just one person is encouraged or inspired by this book, then I will be forever grateful for the opportunity to share my story."This memoir is the true story of a girl born in the segregated South and raised by both parents in a lower income yet close-knit community. A girl who faced many obstacles, including racism, sexism, naysayers, haters, heartbreak, bullying, and jealousy, all to one day become the Chief of Police for the 9th largest Transit System in the country.