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Protests / Police Shootings / Albuquerque, New Mexico / Adams Interview #1075708

CNN Evening News for Monday, Dec 08, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The "die-in" protest in Brooklyn in response to the death of Eric Garner at the hands of police shown.

(Albuquerque, New Mexico; Drew Griffin) The issue of prosecuting police for excessive use of force examined in light of the case of Albuquerque, New Mexico; details given {with video} about the case of homeless man James Boyd, who was shot by police & died the next day; police shooting statistics from Bowling Green University professor Bill Stinson cited. [STINSON - comments on the reluctance to try police.] [Albuquerque D.A. Jerri BRANDENBERG?- says police decide what it can get away with.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams about the police. [ADAMS - suggests an independent apparatus needs to gather the evidence in a police action; explains how police act differently in different communities; notes how he responded to race when he was a police officer.]

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