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Resource ID: #17297
Subject: Police
Source: Tribune-Democrat (Johnston, Pa.)
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Date: Jan. 1, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 22, 23, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31; Feb. 6, 7, 15, 24, 27; April 4

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"An in-depth examination of Johnstown, Pa., Police Department, including drug abuse by officers, payroll records, morale issues, claims of police brutality and racial profiling." The story centers on Robert Hayes, a 13-year-veteran of the police force who overdosed on drugs. Sources in the police department claim the police department knew of Hayes' unfit conduct but failed to investigate. A young woman, rumored to be his girlfriend, committed suicide shortly after the overdose incident.

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