Description: Mayor of Lawrence Kevin Sullivan explains making an example of drug criminals receiving welfare. Public defender says that only fraction of individuals arrested have been involved with drug trade. Police Lieutenant Baker in charge of mayor's war on drugs cites small portion of drug-related card seizures. Discussion of ethics on revoking cards after "serious felony" instead of drug activity. Public defender accuses Sullivan of taking advantage of vulnerable citizens. Baker and Kelly discuss typical arrest file with welfare card seizure.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 08/16/1989