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Police Graft / New York City #454322

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 18, 1971
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(Studio) Knapp Commission investigates New York City police corruption.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Film shows policeman accepting bribe. Department going through shake-up due to commission findings. [New York City Commissioner Patrick V. MURPHY - says serious crime even when few involved. Investigations underway.] 6 weeks ago, Black Panther seized heroin from pushers and poured it in street; refused to give it to police because they would resell it to pushers. [PUSHER - says police got my drugs and money 1 time but let me go.] [Knapp Cmsn. Cnslr. Michael F. ARMSTRONG - says more than few rotten apples to deal with.]
REPORTER: Jack Paxton

Chancellor, John;
Paxton, Jack

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