A Case of Deadly Force

A Case of Deadly Force (1986)

Fact-based story about a 1975 cover-up of a shooting by two white members of the Boston Tactical Unit. While on stakeout on a suspected getaway car used in a armed robbery, the two gunned down a black man who entered the car. The two claimed the man had a gun and they shot in self-defense. Police investigation decided it was a rightful shooting. The man's widow knew her husband would not be carrying a weapon and became determined to prove her husband's innocence. She hired a former cop who had become a lawyer to prove her case. Working with his four sons, the lawyer team takes on the police force in what eventually proved to be a landmark legal decision. Written by John Sacksteder

Writing:
  • Dennis Nemec
Directing:
  • Michael Miller
  • Views: 3
  • Release Date: 1986-04-09
  • Language: en
  • Runtime: 95

Tate Donovan

Lawrence O'Donnell Jr.

Anthony Heald

Dave O'Brian

John Shea

Michael O'Donnell

Anna Maria Horsford

Virginia Cates

Richard Crenna

Lawrence O'Donnell Sr.

Dylan Baker

Kevin O'Donnell

Michael O’Hare

Joe Miller

John Prosky

Phil Cochran

Paul D'Amato

Mike Fagan

Paul O'Brien

Ken Mooney

Tom Kemp

Jack Finnegan

Peter Gerety

Bobby Doyle
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