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New York City / Police Deaths #216945

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 22, 1971
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(Studio) 2 New York City policemen killed last night.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) Police shot after helping sick woman in Harlem housing project; 2 police- men wounded Wednesday after stopping car for traffic violation. [NYC PBA President Edward J. KIERNAN - says instructed police to shoot to kill; carry shotguns.] [Patrolman Marvin WILLIAMS - says police believe involved in war.] [Patrolman Ralph REDMAN - asks why policemen shot.] [Patrolman Louis PERRY - says war on streets.] [Chief inspector Michael J. CODD - says no changes in types of weaponry authorized for patrols.] [KIERNAN - says will stand up for police against Codd; safety of police most important.]
REPORTER: Robert Schakne (WCBS-TV News film)

Mudd, Roger;
Schakne, Robert

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