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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 05, 1977
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(Studio) Police have become concerned with regard to number of cases thrown out because arresting officer ignored legal requirement. In Dallas, Texas, program was begun 4 years ago to combat this with staff of attys. Program is commended today by Law Enforcement Assistance Administration.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Dallas, Texas) Report on Dallas police force's staff of full-time attys. who advise officers with regard to arrest procedures, laws and changes in laws. [MAN - explains law to telephone caller.] Law Enforcement Assistant Agency report advises other force's to follow Dallas' example
REPORTER: Don Webster

(Studio) Rise in number of convictions due to program noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Rather, Dan;
Webster, Don

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