Michael Jace, best known for his role as detective Julien Lowe on the television show "The Shield" was arrested today for the alleged murder of his wife, April Jace. According to several news sources, Jace has confessed to shooting her.
In the above image Mr. Jace is handcuffed. His central forehead is contracted and elevated - thus also elevating his inner eyebrows. Whenever significant sincere emotional or physical pain is felt - whether being experienced directly or secondarily for another person(s) or animal via empathy - the central forehead contracts. However - in these scenarios the body language of the mouth should ALWAYS take on a congruent expression - one of sadness, pain, fear, etc. - or combinations thereof. Michael Jace's mouth is configured in an expression of sadness.
The police officer's eyebrows are not elevated - rather they are pulled downward and inwards (towards each other). And although it is difficult to see in this low resolution image, his eyelids are partially closed and tightened. The officer's jaw (mandible) is pushed forward in a "Jaw Jut". The mouth's right corner is pulled up in a very specific expression many confuse with a type of smile - yet it indicates regret. His lips are dramatically thinned. This nonverbal cluster indicates a primary emotion of anger and a secondary one of regret.
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