Interview with George Clements

You also told me about the incredible irony of what the police force did to Howard Saffold in the, after the murder.


Oh yes, because, ah, Howard was, ah, a member of the Afro-American Patrolman's League, and a very prominent member. And the police, ah, were insidious in their way of trying to strike out at anybody who they felt was, ah, upsetting the system, and especially a traitor within their own ranks. And that's what they viewed Howard as, as somebody that was just, you know, he was the worst 'cause they had trained him and everything.