Interview with Dale Bowlin
QUESTION 15
INTERVIEWER:

OK, again, addressing the

DALE BOWLIN:

Within the department itself there was not a great deal of animosity between the Black officers and the White officers. Both, I think, sides knew, if we call them sides, or both type of officers knew that they had to depend on each other in the long run in this situation. That there would come a time when they would need a backup officer out in the, ah, district, and they had to depend, whether it be a Black officer or a White officer, I don't think there was a great deal of animosity. There were a great deal of questions about the management of the department. The management of the department, I don't think, was addressing or meeting any of those needs, ah, as to better relations--