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(Montgomery, Alabama) Incident here February 27, 1983, involving 2 white police officers' forcible entry into Willie Taylor's home where large number of Taylor's family were mourning dead relative reported ;-police said claiming to have been beaten and shot. Black community's support for black prisoners, include claims that police beat and tortured them, examined. [State representative Alvin HOLMES - describes treatment of prisoners.] Mayor Emory Folmar's response to allegations against police noted. [HOLMES - thinks police mentality now is worse than during 1960s.] Justice Department said ordering FBI investigation of police brutality and civil rights violations chgs.; police department's history of conflict with black community mentioned.
|Program Time:||05:45:20 pm - 05:47:40 pm. Duration: 02:20|
|Reporters:||Robinson, Max; Sirkin, Bob|
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|Broadcast Type:||Evening News Segment Type: News Content|