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Videotaping / Police / Inglewood, California #705940

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 11, 2002
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Chip Reid) The role of videotaping in police work examined; details given on arrest of amateur videographer Mitchell Crooks†† in Inglewood, California, for outstanding warrants; video shown of the Donovan Jackson beating. [In interview, CROOKS – says he always wanted to make a difference.] [Inglewood Mayor Roosevelt DORN††- says the officer committed crimes.] [Jeremy Morse’s attorney John BARNETT† - says the video does not show the whole story.] [Poynter Institute Bob STEELE†- comments on the ethics of showing videotapes to the public.]

Reid, Chip;
Williams, Brian

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