Ernie & Joe: Crisis Cops
Director: Jenifer McShane
Producer: Andrea Meditch
Cast: Ernie Stevens, Joe Smarro
Ernie & Joe is an intimate portrait of two Texas police officers helping change the way police respond to mental health calls. The film takes audiences on a personal journey, weaving together the duo’s experiences during their daily encounters with people in crisis. With their guns tucked away, Ernie and Joe de-escalate confrontations, divert people to desperately needed mental health services and save lives.
2019, NR, USA, Documentary, 97 minutes