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August 02, 2010
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Cop show 'Detroit 1-8-7' switches documentary format after death during reality-show taping

Family members and attorneys suggested cops were 'playing to the camera crew during the raid'

By Lisa de Moraes
Washington Post

HOLLYWOOD — Disney-owned ABC's new scripted cop drama "Detroit 1-8-7" dropped its "documentary" conceit as a result of the shooting death of a Detroit child during a police raid being recorded by cameras for a reality series on a Disney co-owned cable network.

In the wake of 7-year-old Aiyana Jones's death, some family members, and attorneys, suggested cops were playing to the camera crew during the raid.

"The main reason ...that was pretty real and pretty scary stuff," "Detroit 1-8-7" executive producer Jason Richman told TV critics about the May shooting death, when asked why the format on his fictional, scripted drama series had been changed.

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