Staff photo by Teddy Kulmala Executive Producer Bill Erfurth autographs a "Heroes Behind the Badge" poster for Frances Williams, life partner of Aiken Public Safety Master Cpl.
Richardson's wife Amelyn was at Thursday's screening, and so was Rogers' life partner of 27 years, Frances Williams
Williams formerly worked with Aiken Public Safety and is now an officer with the USC Aiken Police Department.
"They said preview it beforehand.
I didn't want to because I didn't know what it was going to be like," Williams
said after the screening, wearing a button with Rogers' picture on it.
"It's eye opening.
hopes people who watch the film will have more respect and appreciation for law enforcement.
"There are so many people out there that hate police officers, or think police officers are second-class citizens," she