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If everyone has said what they want to say on that issue, I'm going to move to the question of contact with police officers. Can we start with off-the-record conversations between reporters and police officers? Does any one of you prohibit such conversations? If you all are content for your journalists to have off-the-record conversations with policemen, what controls, if any, do you think there ought to be, or guidance to your journalists, when engaging in that sort of contact? Mr McLellan, could I start with you?

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