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Philadelphia / Police Indictments #89347

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 08, 1984
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(Studio) Indictments handed down by grand jury against Philadelphia police officials reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Corruption here examined. [Former ofr. Jim WALTERS - notes officers' continual temptation.] Sentences given police officers last year for extortion and corruption recalled; convicts listed on screen. Undercover film shown; remarks of ofr. and agent transcribed on screen. 1928 grand jury estimate of extent of corruption in Philadelphia police department recalled. [US attorney Ed DENNIS - explains extent of today's indictments.] Factors apparently influencing indictments discussed. [Police commissioner Gregore SAMBOR - questions actual extent of police corruption; notes impact of controversy on his admin.]
REPORTER: Ron Miller

(Studio) Clarification of technical charge against officers outlined.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Miller, Ron

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