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Resource ID: #16135
Subject: Police
Source: Daily News (New York)
Affiliation: 
Date: Various dates throughout 1999

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The Daily News reports about "the circumstances of the (Diallo) shooting itself, the special police unit involved and how blacks and other minorities are treated day-to-day on city streets by members of the NYPD. Taken collectively, the stories demonstrate an ongoing problem with treatment of minorities in New York City by certain members of the Police Department. ... The News' stories raised serious questions about police actions on the night in question, exposed mistreatment of minorities as a matter of course and highlighted questionable trends as documented in records pertaining to the Street Crime Unit."

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