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Police Graft / Knapp Commission / New York City #454423

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 22, 1971
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(Studio) Knapp Commission conts. hearings on police graft.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Young patrolman agrees to testify after caught taking bribe; not to testify in trial; tells of taking bribes in Brooklyn's 80th precinct. [Edward DROGE - says average take $60-$100 per month; notes all but 2 of 70-75 co-workers on take; points out other precinct friends told of same types of activities.] 2 officers say almost all police they know take bribes. Investigation old hat to New York population; after previous studies, nothing done.
REPORTER: Ken Alvord

Alvord, Ken;
Chancellor, John

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