NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 21, 1972
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(Studio) In Chicago, Illinois, FBI investigates charges against policemen. 6 black men involved in drug pushing, murdered between last September and February allegedly by black policemen who wanted bigger bribes from pushers or were afraid pushers would turn them in.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Chicago, Illinois) Chicago Police Supt. James Conlisk scheduled to appear at community relations meeting before reports of police scandal made public. Black police officers, members Afro-American Patrolmens League, distribute petitions demanding Supt's. resignation. [CONLISK - says allegations are unproven, but are taken as truth. Asks for chance for fair trial for accused policemen.] [Drug pusher - describes drug traffic, abilIty to buy police protection.] Grand Jury investigation to be held.
REPORTER: Russ Erving