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Occupy Oakland Encampment trashed by Police, Part 2
by Paul Burton
Tuesday Oct 25th, 2011 10:49 AM
more photos from Oct 25 police overreaction to peaceful Occupy Oakland assembly/encampment

OPD Chief reported that there were hundreds of OPD officers, augmented by police from Alameda County Sheriffs, Alameda PD, Santa Clara County Sheriffs, Solano County Sheriffs, SF County Sheriffs, California Highway Patrol, and Fremont, Newark, Emeryville, Hayward and Pleasanton. When asked by this reporter how much the destruction of the peaceful assembly would cost Oakland taxpayers, the City Manager could not answer.
§14th and Broadway
by Paul Burton Tuesday Oct 25th, 2011 10:49 AM

§Broadway and 14th
by Paul Burton Tuesday Oct 25th, 2011 10:49 AM

§Your tax dollars at work
by Paul Burton Tuesday Oct 25th, 2011 10:49 AM

The police were expecting a riot. Some were armed with assault rifles
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by Paul Burton Tuesday Oct 25th, 2011 10:49 AM

§your taxes at work
by Paul Burton Tuesday Oct 25th, 2011 10:49 AM

The police were expecting a riot. Some were armed with assault rifles
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by Paul Burton Tuesday Oct 25th, 2011 10:49 AM

§#Occupy Citizens' Press
by Paul Burton Tuesday Oct 25th, 2011 10:49 AM
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102511-opd-13.jpg

While the press conference was dominated by corporate media types, several independent reporters were there, including from KPFA, IndyBay, Peoples' World, and Occupy Oakland Citizens press.