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What to Watch on Monday: ‘Peace Officer’ doc looks at police violence

Dub Lawrence recreates police standoff with his son-in-law Brian Wood for the documentary “Peace Officer.”
Dub Lawrence recreates police standoff with his son-in-law Brian Wood for the documentary “Peace Officer.” Courtesy of Brad Barber

Peace Officer (9 p.m., UNC-TV) – This documentary presented by Independent Lens follows former Sheriff William J. “Dub” Lawrence, who established and trained Utah’s first SWAT team only to see that same unit kill his son-in-law in a controversial standoff 30 years later. Driven by an obsessed sense of mission, Dub uses his own investigative skills to uncover the truth in this and other recent officer-involved shootings in his community, while tackling larger questions about the changing face of peace officers nationwide. “Peace Officer” has won awards at many film festivals, including Durham’s Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in 2015.

Houdini & Doyle (9 p.m., Fox) – A 12-year-old boy approaches Lydia with a bouquet of flowers, then draws a pistol and shoots her.

Jane the Virgin (9 p.m., CW) – Mateo’s first birthday party falls apart when Jane learns there might be an issue with her wedding venue.

Person of Interest (10 p.m., NBC) – The Machine malfunctions during a reboot and supplies Finch and Root with the numbers of dozens of people not involved in any crimes.

Damien (10 p.m., A&E) – In the finale, those close to Damien are targeted and Damien makes the ultimate sacrifice. Renewal doubtful.

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