Black undercover cop is shot; a case of possible `friendly fire'

Brooks, Charles
March 1998
New York Amsterdam News;03/03/98, Vol. 89 Issue 10, p1
Reports that Black undercover policeman, Sergeant Dexter Brown, was shot during a buy-and-bust operation in Brooklyn, New York on February 27, 1998. How the incident happened; Comments given by Retired Detective Graham Witherspoon of 100 Blacks in Law Enforcement organization to the New York police department regarding the shooting; Proposals made by members of the 100 Blacks on the incident.


Related Articles

  • Policeman found naked, bleeding near Zugdidi presidential residence. Interfax // Russia & FSU General News;11/12/2013, p1 

    TBILISI. Nov 12 (Interfax) - An injured patrolman was found near the Zugdidi presidential residence in western Georgia on Tuesday.

  • Police team attacked in Istanbul, officer injured.  // Journal of Turkish Weekly;1/12/2016, p1 

    The article reports that a Turkish policeman was wounded in a gun attack near Istanbul, Turkey's busiest shopping street.

  • 2 police officers hurt in Ferguson raid. ELIGON, JOHN // Telegraph (Calcutta, India);3/13/2015, p2 

    The article reports on the two police officers who were shot in a gunfire in Ferguson, Missouri in March 12 2015.

  • Suspected militant killed in Makhachkala, police officer wounded in exchange - Interior Ministry. Interfax // Russia & FSU General News;11/13/2013, p1 

    MAKHACHKALA. Nov 13 (Interfax) - A police officer was wounded in Makhachkala in an exchange of gunfire with suspected members of an illegal armed formation. One of the attackers was killed, Interfax was told at the press service of the Dagestani Interior Ministry.

  • Three cops hurt in mishap.  // Telegraph (Calcutta, India);8/6/2013, p1 

    The article reports that three policemen, including M. Sangma, Lumlang Myrthong and Vinay Kumar Singh, are injured, when their vehicles skidded off the road, at the Assam-Meghalaya border in Shillong, India.

  • Open season on police leaves on dead, two wounded... Egyir, William // New York Amsterdam News;1/27/96, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p5 

    Reports on crimes against police in New York (N.Y.) January 18, 1996. Reason for the death of Officer Rodney Bishop; Details on the injures of Officers Michael Reehill and William Simeon; Attempt to kill head of the Black law enforcement officers in Brooklyn, Eric Adams; Information on the...

  • Bomb injures two policemen in Bahriain.  // Arab American News;11/29/2014, Vol. 30 Issue 1503, p17 

    The article reports on the bomb explosion in the village of Deraz, west of Manama in Bahrain, that injured two policemen, an incident described by the Interior Ministry as a terror blast.

  • Stung in a sting.  // ABA Journal;Feb95, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p38 

    Discusses the sting operation set up by the Marion County, Florida sheriff's office to arrest warrant evaders. Response; State law violation; Cost of the sting operation.

  • So gaily they lark in the park. Demers, Jim // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;10/25/93, Vol. 20 Issue 45, p28 

    Focuses on the sting operation mounted by Edmonton police in Government House Park which culminated in the arrest of six males, five charged with sexual assault, the sixth for indecently exposing himself. Earlier sting operation mounted by Calgary police in the washrooms of the old Eaton store;...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics