Milwaukee Film Festival: Peace Officer

October 3, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
@ 9:00 pm

The ACLU of Wisconsin is one of the Community Partners for this film with the Milwaukee Film Festival, and we can't recommend it highly enough!  TICKETS REQUIRED, get them at: http://mkefilm.org/peace-officer/

Former Utah sheriff William "Dub" Lawrence is as familiar with the militarization of law enforcement as one could possibly be--founder of Utah's first SWAT team, he presided over numerous drug busts and raids. But in a cruel twist of fate, he bared witness 30 years later to his son-in-law's controversial death at the hands of the very unit he created. Utterly of the moment, PEACE OFFICER follows Dub's efforts to uncover the truth behind his tragedy while researching officer-related shootings that happened nearby. This Oscar-worthy expose that shows the ever-widening gulf between the police and those they're sworn to protect is appointment viewing in a country where unarmed protesters and innocent civilians are often being seen as threats.

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