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Report of the South Bend Human Relations Commission on the Pink Poodle incident

Description: Bernard Streets, writing on behalf of the South Bend Human Relations and Fair Employment Practices Commission, to South Bend mayor Lloyd Allen shares the findings of their investigation into the Pink Poodle Incident, an October 1970 verbal exchange between off-duty South Bend police officers and African-American men that escalated into violence and arrests. The committee recommended disciplinary action against the officers, police oversight reforms, and police in-service training.
Origin: 1970
Contributor(s): Streets, Bernard; South Bend Human Relations and Fair Employment Practices Commission
Collection: Civil Rights and African American History
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Subjects: Streets, Bernard, Sr., 1906-2000
South Bend (Ind.)--Race relations
African Americans--Indiana--South Bend

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