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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 13, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Milwaukee, WI) [Police Chief Harold BREIER - notes town's reputation.] Comparison of Breier's method of operation with that of former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover noted. [BREIER - describes recent arrest of suspect.] Controversy surrounding Breier, such as that stemming from death of Ernest Lacy while in police' custody, examined; chgs. lodged against officers involved outlined. [BREIER - comments.] [Community leader Harold FULLER - considers system protects police officers] Police beating of James Schoemperlen described. [SCHOEMPERLEN - recalls ordeal.] [Alderman Roy NABORS - considers motive for shooting at police.] [Mayor's Commission spokesperson Wayne YOUNGQUIST - criticizes Breier.] [BREIER - responds.] Findings of "Milwaukee Journal" survey regarding Breier's retirement noted. [BREIER - attacks critics.] Mayor Henry Maier mentioned. [BREIER - rejects call for his retirement.]
REPORTER: Norma Quarles

Quarles, Norma;
Savitch, Jessica

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