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Inglewood, California / Police Beating #704989

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 08, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Chip Reid) Charges that Inglewood, California, police beat 17-year-old Donovan Jackson† during a traffic stop featured; details given of claims that Jackson assaulted a police officer; amateur video shown of the beating. [Amateur cameraman Mitchell CROOKS‡- says Jackson was slammed on the car hood.] [Jackson's attorney Joe HOPKINS†- says nothing has changed since the Rodney King beating.] [Inglewood police department Lt. Eve IRVINE†- calls the video of the beating "disturbing".] [Human Rights Watch Kenneth ROTH†- says police departments allow rogue officers to abuse again and again.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Reid, Chip

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