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This clip came from a film called "Beautiful Country." It's interesting to me on several levels. Let me describe the clip. A Houston Police Officer responds to a call regarding a person trespassing on someones property. The officer asks the man to move on and he complies.
Now here's the interesting part. The car that the Houston Police Officer is driving looks nothing like a Houston Police Car. It's a big white car that simply states "police" on it. The scene was filmed in Dallas, Texas (why not use a Dallas Police Officer?) and not Houston. The third interesting part, is the "Houston Police Officer" is played by my brother Don, who lives in Dallas and he is not a police officer in real life, but as he says "just plays one on TV." The director of this film was asking around about cops and hats and would a police officer wear his hat in the car. My brother overheard the director and told him he could ask a real police officer from Houston (me)that exact question. What was the answer? Watch the clip. Who wears a hat in the car? I mean really. If the director was so concerned about whether or not a police officer in Houston would wear his hat in a police car, why not make a police car look like a Houston Police car? What's really funny about the clip, the director made sure the hat was in the scene by having it placed on the dash. The "zoom in" was not in the actual film. I just wanted you to see our patch! He did get the patch and shirt right.
Actually the film was quite good.