Independent Lens

The Force - "Neutralize the Threat" - Clip

Clip: Season 19 Episode 7 | 2m 57s | Video has closed captioning.

In this excerpt from the Sundance Award-winning Independent Lens film The Force, Oakland (CA) police cadets watch a controversial, real video of a police officer who shot a suspect multiple times, and then afterwards the cadets have an intense discussion about what is the appropriate use of force, or "neutralizing a threat," in a situation like that. The conversation gets heated.

Aired: 01/22/18

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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