December 1947: ‘Half of Police Work Caused by Drunks!’

L.A. Times, 1947

L.A. Times, 1947
Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project.

Quote of the day: “The atomic bomb was characterized yesterday as ‘the greatest blessing ever to befall the Japanese.’ ”
Col. Herbert L. Herberts, making the point that only after the Japanese surrender did the country get American occupation and a Bill of Rights.

 

L.A. Times, 1947

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One Response to December 1947: ‘Half of Police Work Caused by Drunks!’

  1. Mrs. Benito says:

    Much of police work is *still* caused by drunks. As a pro-cannabis activist, I’m acutely aware of the social ills caused by alcohol . . . and more recently, by methamphetamine.

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