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American Agenda (Crime: Police and Language) #158077

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 28, 1995
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(Studio: Renee Poussaint) Report introduced.

(Guadalajara, Mexico: Judy Muller) The program in Los Angeles of community-based policing aimed at breaking down barriers between Spanish-speaking residents and police featured; scenes shown of the officers both on the job and immersing themselves in the Hispanic language and culture in Guadalajara, Mexico. [South bureau police chief Mark CROKERT - says the police will learn the daily street language.] The angry reaction to the program to teach the officers Spanish from the anti-immigrant forces in California detailed. [POLICEWOMAN - explains what she has learned about empathy.]

Muller, Judy;
Poussaint, Renee

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