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Riverside County, California / Police Brutality #368940

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 02, 1996
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(Washington: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Sandra Hughes) Case in which two Riverside County, California, police officers beat two Mexicans after a high-speed chase that was videotaped featured; scenes shown of the beating along the side of the road. [Sheriff's department sergeant Mark LOHMAN, Mexican's ATTORNEY, civil rights activist Marta SAMANO, Hector BROLO - comment on the beating.]

(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) Today's incident and other recent cases of the use of unnecessary force by police officers against suspects recalled; scenes shown from the Orange County shooting of Korean national Hung Il Kim, the Rodney King beating and the recent South Carolina state trooper's abuse of a woman driver. [Victim's family attorney Angela Ohio - says the penalty for not yielding to police is not death.] [Former San Jose police chief Joseph McNAMARA, ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) Allan PARACHINI - talk about police anger due to the suspects' defiance labeled "high-speed pursuit syndrome."]

Hughes, Sandra;
Rather, Dan;
Whitaker, Bill

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