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Scientologists ask for mediator

Title: Scientologists ask for mediator
Date: Saturday, 28 February 1998
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Author: Thomas C. Tobin
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A federal mediator is assessing whether the U.S. Department of Justice can help ease tensions involving the Church of Scientology and Clearwater police. The mediator, Ernest Jones, works out of Atlanta with the Justice Department's Community Relations Service. Last week, he met separately in Clearwater with City Manager Mike Roberto, police Chief Sid Klein and Scientology officials. The church has been saying for more than a year that a police investigation into the 1995 death of Scientologist Lisa McPherson amounts to ... [Read the rest at]