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Police Brutality / New York, New York, Protest #175174

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 29, 1997
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) The protest march in New York City against police brutality shown.

(New York: Antonio Mora) Some changes in behavior in major city police departments due to the public's fury against police brutality examined; examples shown; details given of the efforts of Los Angeles and New Orleans, Louisiana, to change the makeup, image and training of their police departments and their personnel. [Hoover Institution Joseph McNAMARA - comments.] [Los Angeles police sergeant Greg DOSSEY - explains their training.] [New Orleans police Supt. Richard PENNINGTON, police OFFICER - outline how problem officers are handled.] [NYU law school Paul CHEVIGNY - questions the politicians' use of military analogies.]

Mora, Antonio;
Sawyer, Forrest

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