Killing Students With Buckshot

Bass, Jack
January 1973
New Republic;1/27/73, Vol. 168 Issue 4, p16
Focuses on the controversy over the bias treatment of police to Afro-American protesters in the U.S. Prevalence of Black students killed by riot-control police; Response of state and local officials to the police attitudes; Debates over the use of shotguns in riots; Reference to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) manual, "Prevention and Control of Mobs and Riots," discusses extensively the use of riot-control equipment and states; Refusal regarding the use of buckshot in crowd control; Opinion of the South Carolina National Guard and the Highway Patrol on the buckshot-birdshot issue; View that the FBI would be the logical agency to develop a uniform policy against buckshot.


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