Nation: The Top Cops

Tom Reddin is not the only chief cop in the U.S. trying to adapt the police establishment to the demands of the '60s. Among the others:

St. Louis' Curtis Brostron, 63, has probably involved his department more intimately with the ghetto than any other force. The city was singled out for special praise by the President's riot commission. Storefront offices in the slums are not so much police stations as referral stations—each staffed by a cop, a sanitation man and a member of the state employment service—for a whole spectrum of social problems, from health to jobs. Police are given partial credit...

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