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A Closer Look (Out of Control) #194671

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 28, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at police shootings in small cities introduced.

(Boise: Tom Foreman) The problem of police shootouts in smaller towns like Boise, ID, featured; details given of the problems of the "militarization" of police. [Community ombudsman Pierce MURPHY - says officers can see everybody as a threat.] [Eastern Kentucky University professor Peter KRASKA - says policing has been made more risky.] [Boise Mayor Brent COLES - defends the shootings.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The extent of paramilitary force in police departments noted.

Foreman, Tom;
Jennings, Peter

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