Interview with Dale Bowlin
QUESTION 2
INTERVIEWER:

Now, in 1979, what was the attitude of the police department at that time as far as assigning officers to that Central District?

DALE BOWLIN:

Well, it wasn't good. Central-

INTERVIEWER:

Give me a statement there, because they didn't hear what I said.

DALE BOWLIN:

OK. The Central District of the Metro--well, at that time, Public Safety Department, was a punishment area, in my opinion, and I think the opinion of several others. Some of the, ah, worst officers, in terms of their records, excuse me, what's this?

JOE:

Chief, I'm sorry, the, ah, deputy director wanted me to notify you, sir--

DALE BOWLIN:

Well, we got an hour and a half, right?

JOE:

12:15 is what they told us, sir.

DALE BOWLIN:

OK, I'll be through here in about 45 minutes.

JOE:

Yes, sir.

DALE BOWLIN:

Probably less than that. Joe, if something big happens--