Please join us for a screening of this important, award-winning documentary about the militarization of community police forces.
Following the film, Dud Hendrick of Deer Isle, member of Veterans for Peace, will lead a discussion of the issues.
FRIDAY OCTOBER 26, 7 P.M., BLUE HILL LIBRARY
DO NOT RESIST: “We filmed with 18 departments over three years. Almost 10 times out of 10, the call-outs would require officers to de-escalate the situation, and you could see that the officers were wholly unequipped in de-escalation,” says Craig Atkinson, the film’s director. “But the moment the situation called for violence or some form of aggression, they were very very prepared.”