Agency Tackles CBS 60 Minutes
Rosenthal, Rick, Law & Order
The police department of Naperville, Illinois (a suburb of Chicago; population 127,000;168 sworn officers) is duking it out with CBS TV's newsmagazine program 60 Minutes over a pair of erroneous reports that the network broadcast in 1997 and 1998. It's a classic case of David taking on Goliath.
The facts are: In 1997, four DuPage County sheriff's deputies were among seven people indicted on charges they'd conspired to railroad a defendant in the high-profile Jeanine Nicarico murder case. On October 12, 1997 60 Minutes reported the story, but instead of using video of DuPage County sheriff's deputies and vehicles, 60 Minutes showed Naperville police officers and Naperville squad …
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Publication information: Article title: Agency Tackles CBS 60 Minutes. Contributors: Rosenthal, Rick - Author. Magazine title: Law & Order. Volume: 47. Issue: 4 Publication date: April 1999. Page number: 27+. © Hendon Publishing Company Jan 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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