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Survey on Special Patrol Groups

Title
Survey on Special Patrol Groups
Genre
Interview
TX Date
18 Aug 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:03:37
Description
Interview with researcher (Tony Binigon?) on the survey into the role of Special Patrol Groups, set up as an anti-crime force to support police at community level, but which he argues have developed as a third force with a paramilitary capacity in the major cities in relation to riot control and anti-terrorist activities. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Tony Binigon?
Keywords
Terrorism; Police; Surveys; Riots; Policing practice; Para-military activities

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