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Peace Officer

Air date: Mon., May 9, 9:00 pm

 

Peace Officer Meet Dub Lawrence, a crusading former sheriff whose investigations highlight the increasingly militarized state of American police. He established Utah’s first SWAT team, only to see that same unit kill his son-in-law in a controversial standoff.

 

Immediately after the film, PBS will premiere a town hall-style discussion under the overarching theme of “Armed in America,” furthering the national conversation around American guns.

 

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