Loading the file... 2017 1:28:48 15190 Views The Force At a powderkeg moment in American policing, 'The Force' goes deep inside the embattled Oakland Police Department as it struggles to reform itself amid growing local controversy. Filmmaker Peter Nicks embedded with the department over the course of two years to follow its serial efforts to recast itself. The film focuses on the new chief brought in to effect reform at the very moment the Black Lives Matter movement emerges to demand police accountability and racial justice both in Oakland and across the nation. 'The Force' goes inside an embattled urban police department struggling to rebuild trust in one of America's most violent yet promising cities. Related Searches: Culture, Current Topics, Politics, Police, Black Lives Matter, U.S.