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A Black Cop's Perspective on Police Brutality

National Affairs Director of the National Black Police Association, Officer Ron Hampton, has been a policeman for 19 years. He's gotten a reputation for speaking out against the misuse of power in the police force, which Hampton says is distressingly common. He'll discuss the beating of Rodney King by LAPD officers.


Other segments from the episode on March 20, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 20, 1991: Interview with Charles Smith; Interview with Ron Hampton; Review of the television show "American Playhouse."


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