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War On Drugs / Police Stress #322126

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 08, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Reagan's Drug Policy Bd., headed by Attorney General Edwin Meese, reported drafting controversial recommendations. Report introduced.

(Bergen Cnty., New Jersey: Harold Dow) Police ofr. Barry Wewerjack featured; details given, scenes shown. [WEWERJACK - comments on danger to police officers] Police training film shown. [Criminologist Dr. Charles BAHN - comments on police stress.] sergeant Alex Blair featured; details given, scenes shown. [BLAIR - comments on robbery.] [MAN - comments on wife being accidentally killed by police ofr.] Details given of case, scenes shown. [Cnty. prosecutor Larry McCLURE - comments on police stress and mistakes.] Various deaths resulting from police mistakes featured; scenes shown, suspect quoted on screen. [Chief of detectives Robert COLANGELO - comments on police ofr. being killed accidentally by another ofr.] Police training featured. [OFR. - says real life not as like training.] Police training with computers discussed. [OFR. - comments on goals.] [Voice of OFR. - comments on nearly killing innocent bystander.]

Dow, Harold;
Rather, Dan

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