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Military Training #311968

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 08, 1986
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: Richard Schlesinger) Authorities' concern over military training received by street gang members and then passed on to their peers examined; scenes shown. [Detective Michael LEINEN - cites military's instructions in killing as example] [Detective Ron RAMOS - notes military weapons are passed onto gangs.] [Judge Edward ROSS - favors military service for gang mbrs.] [Convict Henry GARCIA - recalls joining Marines as alternative to jail offered by judge.] Mil. said frequently compounding problem by covering up for gang mbrs.; Navy's role in civilian police's prosecution of Anthony Cabrera cited as example [Detective Michael MARKEY -thinks line should be drawn.] Army's similar defense of Pvt. Lonnie Jones described. [JONES - notes Army's training in violence.]

Kuralt, Charles;
Schlesinger, Richard

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