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Brass Tacks

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Known to the Police Presented by Eric Robson
Criminal records should be records of persons convicted of crimes ... but increasingly police records encompass persons simply suspected of crime, those who stand bail for others or who are seen in their company, even people who go to the most innocuous of political meetings.
In a year when plans are being considered throughout the police service for transferring manual records on to computers, with their potential for faster and more precise access, Brass Tacks asks just where the lines should be drawn between the acceptable, the questionable, and the downright objectionable.
Film cameraman DAFYDD HOBSON Producer DAVID GEEN Editor ALAN DOBSON BBC Manchester
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Presented By: Eric Robson
Unknown: Dafydd Hobson
Editor: Alan Dobson

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