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Ten O'Clock News; Tactical Patrol Force

09/11/1975

Interview with two members of Boston Police Tactical Patrol Force (TPF), explaining their tactics in making arrests, use of force, countering resistance.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Tactical Patrol Force

Series Description

NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.

(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976

Duration

00:02:47

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Boston (Mass.). Police Dept.
Police
Arrest (Police methods)
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Griffith, Gary (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Tactical Patrol Force,” 09/11/1975, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 15, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCB76C1BA9984F769A84CD0CB47FCFD7.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Tactical Patrol Force.” 09/11/1975. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 15, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCB76C1BA9984F769A84CD0CB47FCFD7>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Tactical Patrol Force. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCB76C1BA9984F769A84CD0CB47FCFD7
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