A white woman relentlessly seeks justice against two racist policemen who accidentally killed her black ex-husband and had their department cover it up.

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Sally Rawling is visiting her ex-husband Edward Morgan, a black man. While in his car they begin to make out, when a police car comes, they mistakenly assume that he is raping her so they act, an altercation ensues with Edward being killed. Sally tries to do what she can to bring the man who killed Edward, Officer Wexler to justice but it's her word against his and his partner. So, she does what she can. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Dumb!
16 February 2003 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Sirens" is all about Delany as is a top corporate exec who sets out to get the cop who shot her ex-husband to death during a routine street incident. The film's premise has merit and even the story has potential. However, the execution is an abomination with huge, gaping plot holes at every juncture. Young asks us to swallow huge portions of nonsense as we see everything from police procedure to human nature malformed to fit an awkward, unbelievable, and amateurish screenplay poorly concealed by a thin varnish of trite Hollywoodistics. From its dumb title to its lame conclusion where small talk is interjected between credits, "Sirens" is a good film to miss. (D+)


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