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Los Angeles Riots / Lack of Police Presence #866821

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 05, 1992
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Los Angeles Riots; Questions of police presence.

(South Central Los Angeles, CA: Don Blackburn) Intersection of Florence and Normandy; No police officers present on Wednesday, when arrested; Police retreated when they saw they were outnumbered; Ignored violence; Head of L.A. police commission says investigation is underway. [Interviews with unnamed CITIZENS; Excerpt of Gerald ARENBERG, National Association of Chiefs of Police; Excerpt of Stanley SHEINBAUM, Police Commission Chairman; Interview with unnamed OFFICER, unnamed shop OWNER.]

Blackburn, Don

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