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Los Angeles, California / Sheriff Department Violence #582712

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 17, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Keith Morrison) Four recent suspicious killings by the Los Angeles County sheriff's department featured; scenes shown; details given. [Victim's father David ORTIZ - says the deputies lied.] [Los Angeles County sheriff Sherman BLOCK - comments.] Block's appointment of panel to investigate his department, FBI's and district attorney's investigation of the killings, county's call for a grand jury investigation noted. [County supervisor Kenny HAHN - calls for grand jury investigation.] Cases in which deputies are charged with credit card theft and skimming confiscated drug money, sheriff's department purchase of guns which shoot non-lethal rubber bullets, Amnesty International's plan to investigate Los Angeles police work reported.

Brokaw, Tom;
Morrison, Keith

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