Join Award Winning film maker Jim Ellis , Former Undercover Agent Victor Resendez, and I as we discuss the documentary they are creating that highlights what it really is like to be a police officer. They go deep into the life of a cop and the very real toll it takes on them in every way. The name of the film is Keeping the Peace.
Victor Resendez of La Mesa, California spent 33 years in law enforcement including time as a deputy sheriff in Tulare County, an undercover agent in the Mexican Drug Cartels and 27 years as a Special Agent for the California Department of Justice. He was an instructor for the police academy, and is presently working as a technical consultant for an upcoming television show for Fox21 Studios.
Jim Ellis, owner of Legacy Productions, is an award-winning playwright, author and videographer embracing a higher purpose to support organizations and businesses in broadcasting a message that makes a difference in our world. He filmed, edited and produced the acclaimed documentary “Indoctrinated; The Grooming of our Children into Prostitution” about the issues facing prostituted youth in our society. View: https://youtu.be/uBqm4VLogxY
PTSD, Police, First Responder, Mental Health, Depression, Addiction
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