NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 09, 1985
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(Studio) Report, introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(San Diego, California) High death rate among San Diego police officers while trying to improve image examined; films shown. Death of ofr. Thomas Riggs, shown, cited as example Details of program begun in 1970s outlined, discussed. [OFR. - believes public no longer respects them due to softness.] [OFR. - feels death rate of police implies need for change in procedure.] [OFR. - agrees; explains.] [Deputy police chief Norm STAMPER - denies officers' safety is secondary to administration] [OFR. - cites need for change.] [Police chief Bill CALENDAR - disagrees.]
REPORTER: Don Oliver
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