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Crime / Police Deaths #995745

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 11, 2011
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(Studio: Katie Couric) FBI ceremonies in Miami to honor special agents Benjamin Grogan† and Jerry Dove†, who were killed in a shootout 25 years ago, noted footage shown.

(St. Petersburg, Florida: Bob Orr) The increase in police officer killings in the line of duty featured; footage shown from Enon, Ohio and Fond du Lac, Wisconsin; statistics cited; details given about the January 24 shootout in St. Petersburg, Florida; photos shown of downed officers Jeff Yaslowitz††, Sgt Tom Baitinger†† and Dave Crawford†† and of the site where the house was later torn down; audio played. [Former Miami police Chief John TIMONEY†- says they are on routine calls and are shot and killed before they get to the location.] [St. Petersburg police Chief Chuck HARMON†- says none of us know why it’s spiking.]

Couric, Katie;
Orr, Bob

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