Dear Justyce

Dear Justyce

by

Nic Stone

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Officer Garrett Tison Character Analysis

Officer Tison is the police officer who shot and killed Manny in Dear Martin. He was Officer Castillo’s partner and appears in one of Quan’s flashbacks. Officer Tison was there the day that Officer Castillo was shot and attempted unsuccessfully to coax his partner into putting his gun down. In Dear Justyce, Officer Tison is deceased; he was killed while in prison.
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Officer Garrett Tison Character Timeline in Dear Justyce

The timeline below shows where the character Officer Garrett Tison appears in Dear Justyce. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 7: Disaster
Justice, Racial Bias, and Growing Up Theme Icon
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Officer Tison asks Martel to take his hands out of his pockets and Martel asks what the... (full context)
Justice, Racial Bias, and Growing Up Theme Icon
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...ever been around to support and protect Quan. He tugs at his pant leg as Tison tells Castillo to lower his gun. Someone moves by the Range Rover and Castillo whips... (full context)
Snapshot: Two Boys, a Girl, a Teacher, a Lawyer, and a Case Management Intern in a Basement
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...need more than a witness or two, since the state doesn’t have any witnesses. Officer Tison is dead; he’s the only person who could’ve disputed the testimony. No one else has... (full context)