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Detroit Police Demonstration / Layoffs #483111

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 09, 1975
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(Studio) In Detroit, federal judge rules city may not lay off 250 black and female police officers hired under federal program; decision leads to angry demonstration of white police.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Detroit, Michigan) Demonstrators protest handling of layoffs; many feel seniority being ignored. Demonstrators scuffle with television cameramen and later with black policeman. Detroit police chief says officers should act professionally despite court cases. [Chief Philip TANNIAN - says such conduct won't be tolerated.] Police to appeal judge's ruling.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson (WWJ-TV film)

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:01:30

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