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(Revised: 9:23 p.m.) Saying he wants to find out if the mayor once protected the job of a top narcotics cop arrested this week for allegedly taking bribes and stealing cash—a charge the mayor adamantly denies—NAACP President Scot X. Esdaile (pictured) and other local black leaders are planning a community meeting to “connect the dots”

Esdaile said Thursday that he believes Mayor John DeStefano’s “fingerprints” may be “all over” the scandal that broke out this week with the arrest by the FBI of Lt. Billy White for a host of alleged misdeeds at the narcotics unit he headed. More arrests are believed likely in that case; the city plans to disband the narcotics unit on Friday.

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