NYPD Sergeants Union Blasts Protesters In Oakland For Violence

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    Now the Gestapo intimidation and threats begin...
     
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    at least you had time to get in the baseless charges first. :thup:
     
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    So they have a right to harm and injure law enforcement?
     
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    from the linked piece...

    Gee... a cop, seeing this, using it as a warning that it better not happen in NYC.... HORRORS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Another FAIL of a thread, from Shitting Bull himself.
     
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    The threat of a lawsuit seems unusual. Police officers already have the obvious deterrent power of initiating criminal proceedings against violent protesters (not to mention employing violence themselves). Even conceding that some OWS protesters are criminal, it would be a strange world if police officers fought criminals by suing them.
     
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    "Journalists who witnessed events in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday night did report protesters throwing
    bottles at the police.
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    Throwing bottles is assault with a deadly weapon. Other people-includeing police-have a right to defend themselves from such.
     
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    So, throwing plastic bottles at police in riot gear is assault with a deadly weapon?
     
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    So who said anything about" plastic" bottles? If they were maybe that would explain why the police only used rubber bullets.
     

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