INVESTIGATIONS: New York's Supercop

Not since a crusading young attorney named Thomas E. Dewey was appointed special prosecutor in 1935 had there been such a dramatic move to fight crime in New York City. Acting on the recommendation of the Knapp Commission, which had spent a year and a half investigating corruption in the city police department, Governor Nelson Rockefeller last week announced the creation of a superprosecutor to ferret out misdeeds in all areas of the criminal justice system, including the police, judges, probation officers, bail bondsmen and prison authorities. Said Rocky: "It is...

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