Montage: The Making of An Oakland Cop

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A KTVU Montage program from 1980 presented by Johnny Barnes Selvin which looks at the Oakland police department (OPD), the challenges they face on a daily basis and how they are trained to deal with them. Includes scenes of: the 96th Oakland Police Academy graduation; OPD officers being trained, interacting with their community and working on the streets of Oakland and comments from Oakland's residents about their police force. Also features interviews with: Oakland's Mayor Lionel Wilson; Lieutenant Phillip Coleman; Officer Raymond Berry; Officer Bob Hamann; Officer Ron Gunar; Officer Dan Endaya; Sergeant Ed Smith; Chief George Hart and Officer Bob Foster. This program was written and produced by Johnny Barnes Selvin, directed by Dominic Bonavolonta and edited by Romeo Carrara. The Executuve Producer was Ian Zellick. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Type of material
Special interest program
3/4-inch Umatic videotape
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Fox Television Stations, LLC/KTVU
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