HBOs ‘Vice’ Is In Rockford Filming ‘Rock House’ Police Officers
Find out why two Rockford police officers are being followed by an HBO film crew for footage that will air on HBO's groundbreaking newsmagazine series, Vice.
HBO's Vice is a newsmagazine type of show that handles subject matter that often traditional media overlooks or chooses not to cover. The film crew is in Rockford for a couple days to highlight the Rockford Police Department's new successful strategy that plants police officers in the neighborhoods they serve. As you will see in this video below from mystateline.com, The Rock House program is working, so much so, that the program has gotten the attention of HBO.
Since Police Chief Dan O'Shea's arrival, he has always said that the relationship between the department and the communities they serve needs to change. And he said he was ready to do whatever it takes to make that improvement. It's changes like these that make our communities better and stronger.