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Battle for Occupy Oakland Police Raid at Snow Park, 10/25/11: photos
by Dave Id
Friday Oct 28th, 2011 5:53 AM
Exactly one and a half hours after the raid of Occupy Oakland at Oscar Grant Plaza began, Oakland police moved in to crush the smaller satellite occupation at Snow Park by Lake Merritt. With over one hundred officers assembled, police surrounded the encampment and proceeded to make arrests and flatten the camp as they had done in the downtown plaza earlier. As approximately six arrests were being made, another hundred officers arrived as backup to stand off the growing crowd protesting the second raid of the morning.
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[Pictured above: police tightly surround the tents and occupiers at Snow Park before moving in]



Battle for Occupy Oakland Moves to Downtown Streets, 10/25/11: photos
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/10/28/18695658.php

Battle for Occupy Oakland Begins with Police Raid, 10/25/11: video
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/10/26/18695385.php

Battle for Occupy Oakland Begins with Police Raid, 10/25/11: photos
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/10/26/18695333.php

Occupy Oakland Raid - Barricades and Police Arrival, 10/25/11: photos
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/10/25/18695005.php

Oakland Police Gleeful Over Demolition of Occupy Oakland, 10/25/11: photos
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/10/25/18694945.php



For more information:
§An orange tent tossed aside
by Dave Id Friday Oct 28th, 2011 5:53 AM
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§Assist with lighting from police helicopter above
by Dave Id Friday Oct 28th, 2011 5:53 AM
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Red Hot Chili Peppers - Police Helicopter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HcJ_YsMBbM
§Police completely close circle to make arrests
by Dave Id Friday Oct 28th, 2011 5:53 AM
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§First arrestee in brown coat led from center of circle
by Dave Id Friday Oct 28th, 2011 5:53 AM
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§Another camp flattened
by Dave Id Friday Oct 28th, 2011 5:53 AM
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§Arrestee in red coat being led away
by Dave Id Friday Oct 28th, 2011 5:53 AM
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§Oakland police earning lots of overtime
by Dave Id Friday Oct 28th, 2011 5:53 AM
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§Wait, what's that?
by Dave Id Friday Oct 28th, 2011 5:53 AM
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§Last arrestee being carried to van on Harrison Street
by Dave Id Friday Oct 28th, 2011 5:53 AM
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§Standing guard to protect police van from protesters
by Dave Id Friday Oct 28th, 2011 5:53 AM
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§Earth2 crushed
by Dave Id Friday Oct 28th, 2011 5:53 AM
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http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/10/21/18694353.php#18694365
§Police line on 19th Street waits out protesters
by Dave Id Friday Oct 28th, 2011 5:53 AM
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§Photos continued
by Dave Id Saturday Oct 29th, 2011 2:25 PM

Battle for Occupy Oakland - Oscar Grant Plaza Aftermath at Dawn, 10/25/11: photos
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/10/28/18695785.php