Black Cops For Black Areas? A Debate In Charleston

Vernon Ancrum knew the nicknames black police officers who patrolled his black neighborhood in Charleston, S.C., in the 1950s and 1960s. The officers “could relate to the people and help control crime,” said Ancrum. The Charleston Post and Courier says that Ancrum, who still lives in his boyhood home, is hard-pressed to recall the name
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