‘Ernie & Joe: Disaster Cops’ streaming from Billings Farm

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An participating, transferring, and essential movie about the complex subject matter of policing methods

March 4-7—  WOODSTOCK—Billings Farm & Museum’s 11th annual Woodstock Vermont Movie Sequence functions the award-winning documentary, “Ernie & Joe: Crisis Cops.” “Ernie & Joe” follows two law enforcement officers with the San Antonio, Texas, law enforcement division who are diverting individuals absent from jail and into psychological overall health therapy, just one 911 get in touch with at a time.

In confrontations in between regulation enforcement and the mentally unwell, the repercussions are usually traumatic, if not deadly. Recognizing that law enforcement officers are usually the initially responders to incidents involving folks with psychological ailment, the San Antonio Law enforcement Section has formulated an progressive psychological well being unit to keep away from all those damaging outcomes. “Ernie & Joe” is an personal portrait of two of the Texas police officers who are serving to transform the way police react to mental health calls. The film takes audiences on a own journey, weaving jointly these two officers’ activities in the course of their daily encounters with folks in crisis.

The Woodstock Vermont Film Series is produced by Billings Farm & Museum with generous assist from neighborhood sponsors. Lead sponsors consist of the Woodstock Inn & Resort and the Ellaway Team. For a comprehensive record of films, to master how to watch the movies, and to order tickets and passes, go to billingsfarm.org/filmseries or call 802-457-5303.

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