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Administrative Report of the Anti-Klan Rally, Greensboro, North Carolina [Part 09: Appendix G: police attorney briefing, pp. 50-59]

Date: November 19, 1979

Author: Greensboro Police Department

Biographical/Historical abstract: The Greensboro Police Department was created in 1889 and serves as the city's primary law enforcement agency.

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This official administrative report of the Greensboro Police Department documents the events surrounding the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan rally where Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) confronted Communist Workers Party (CWP) members and five protestors were killed. This portion consists of the Appendix G, including laws and ordinances discussed at a departmental briefing on November 3, 1979.


The entire report contains a narrative account of the events leading up to the shootings and a detailed account of the actual march and shootings complied through police reports, radio tapes, and interviews with departmental employees. There are also numerous maps and appendices, including leaflets promoting the rally; the parade permit application; copies of the specific legislation discussed at a police briefing on November 3; transcripts of radio tapes at the time of the shooting; list of those arrested, injured, and deceased; and a personnel list. The report was prepared by Captain R.G. Bateman, Lieutenant W.D. Ozment, and Captain D.C. Williams.

Download the complete report (all sections) as a PDF file.

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Format of original: Report

Collection: Sydney Nathans Papers

Repository: Duke University

Item#: 4.67.1215

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