IT’S A RARE THING TO HEAR A COP TALK ABOUT HIS JOB.
But since October 2016, French policemen have been beating the pavement regularly to show their anger. The police in the street is a bulwark of the Republic that gives way… A strong signal that challenges the hierarchy and politicians.
To understand the motivations of this unprecedented movement, we interviewed 7 peacekeepers. They are all policemen in the field, confronted with flagrante delinquency and petty crime.
From the intimacy of their homes, but rich in their experiences, they confide their feelings of loneliness, their daily fears and their relationship to violence in an increasingly fractured society, describing missions whose meaning they no longer understand.