Out of the Barrio. . .A Cop's Story

Xulon Press offers the true story of a frightened child who chose her purpose.

No One Else Can Decide Whether or Not You Will Succeed. That is Up to You

Xulon Press offers the true story of a frightened child who chose her purpose.


Police Officer B. Silva shares her tale of hope and determination Out of the Barrio…A Cop’s Story ($18.99, paperback, 9781545660584; $28.99, hardback, 9781545660591; $34.99, dust jacket, 9781545660607; $9.99, e-book, 9781545660614).  She insists that anyone can succeed when they decide that giving up is not an option.


Silva was the oldest of seven children and often felt like she was raising them while her mother argued with their alcoholic father.  Enduring physical and emotional abuse as a child and in her adult life, she ignored others’ opinions and decided she was going to succeed.


I want my readers to know that if there is abuse or negative people trying to get you down or treating you like you don't matter, there is a way and never, never give up,” said Silva.


B. Silva was raised in an abusive household by an alcoholic father, but ended up serving as a police officer for the City of Jacinto, aiding others in trouble.  She has received a Texas Congressional Award, a Crystal Award for Bravery and a dedication from Who’s Who of America for Bravery and Achievements.




Xulon Press, a division of Salem Media Group, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 15,000 titles published to date. Out of the Barrio is available online through xulonpress.com/bookstore, amazon.com, and barnesandnoble.com.


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