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Review of Police Role Likely in Smart Kidnapping Case

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Review of Police Role Likely in Smart Kidnapping Case

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Review of Police Role Likely in Smart Kidnapping Case

Review of Police Role Likely in Smart Kidnapping Case

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The police department's handling of the Elizabeth Smart kidnapping in Salt Lake City may itself become the focus of an investigation. A spokesman for the mayor says the investigation probably will be reviewed. The 15-year-old, abducted from her bedroom, spent nine months in captivity before turning up safe Wednesday. NPR's Howard Berkes reports.