New documentary about the brutal #OaklandPD

They’re going wild, these vibrant young men and women, cheering and chanting.

“Who are we?” comes the call. “One-seventy!” is the response.

They are graduates of Oakland Police Department’s 170th academy.

They can’t wait to prove themselves worthy to the OPD at a time when the OPD is struggling to prove itself worthy to the public it serves.

And so Oakland filmmaker Peter Nicks’ gritty documentary “The Force,” which plumbs the culture of the Oakland Police Department, begins.

Source: “The Force”: Documentary gets real with embattled Oakland Police Department – The Mercury News


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