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Police Graft / New York City #12942

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 19, 1971
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(Studio) New York City police study bomb threat to building where graft and corruption in police department studied by commission
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) Audio tape and films show police taking bribes. [Patrolman William P. PHILLIPS - testifies as to extent of payoffs in city; $5-$10 per man per night paid; explains "being on pad".] Phillips says $3,500 month paid to all police in areas of numbers racket. [PHILLIPS - says never knew any plainclothesmen who weren't on pad after 2 mos.]
REPORTER: John Johnson

Johnson, John;
Reasoner, Harry

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