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Focus (Police) #331016

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 27, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(New York: Bob Faw) Use in law enforcement of community policing in which cops are taken out of squad cars and put back in neighborhoods examined; scenes shown from several cities. [In New York, policewoman Irma SANTIAGO - says people like seeing cops walk the beat.] [Houston police department Philip HAWKINS, Sergeant Donald WILLIAMS, chief of police Elizabeth WATSON, city resident Richard WOO - comment on police working in community.] High cost of this kind of policing cited. [Police Officers Association president Mark CLARK - says program has not worked because of staffing problem.] [Criminologist William McCARTHY - says it disperses crime, not reduces it.] Pros and cons of community policing examined.

Faw, Bob;
Schieffer, Bob

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