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(The Raw Story)   Police admit to infiltrating Occupy Austin, may have acted as provocateurs to get protesters to commit a felony   (rawstory.com) divider line 20
    More: Scary, Harris County, felony, Occupy Wall Street, Solon, objections  
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2012-08-31 11:59:13 PM  
3 votes:

propasaurus: feckingmorons: That is not allowed. They can join, but they can't encourage or assist with illegal acts.

They should get a firm slap on the wrist, then.


After a thorough investigation by their friends colleagues
2012-09-01 08:41:15 AM  
2 votes:
How come the police never infiltrate groups of real criminals in the banks, corporate boardrooms & brokerage firms?

Silly question, I know.
2012-09-01 07:57:42 AM  
2 votes:
Another victory for the good guys! I want ANYONE who shows open dissent against the State to feel the full force of Justice. These young americans who are protesting are often the groups that harbour terrorist agendas and should be targeted and treated as a burgeoning criminal entity.


First they put the frog into the pot, then they every so slowly turn up the temperature a little bit, over time. Give the frog a few distractions along the way and voila, you have frog legs~
2012-09-01 06:27:51 AM  
2 votes:
"We obviously had an interest in ensuring people didn't step it up to criminal activity," he (Police Chief Mannix) said. "There is obviously a vested public interest to make sure that we didn't allow civil unrest, violent actions to occur."
That is so very obvious.
2012-09-01 06:05:51 AM  
2 votes:

feckingmorons: That is not allowed. They can join, but they can't encourage or assist with illegal acts.


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IT'S AN ENTRAPMENT!
2012-09-01 12:57:26 AM  
2 votes:

SilentStrider: Weaver95: COINTELPRO is alive and well.

About as surprising as water being wet.


Well, thank goodness they've run out of real crimes to deal with, and have the free time to create their own.
2012-08-31 11:54:32 PM  
2 votes:

feckingmorons: That is not allowed. They can join, but they can't encourage or assist with illegal acts.


They should get a firm slap on the wrist, then.
2012-08-31 11:43:56 PM  
2 votes:
Is the "Obvious" tag out back getting beaten by the cops?


At the hearing, Dowell told the judge that he had could not produce subpoenaed documents because emails he had sent about the operation from his work computer had been deleted and he had lost a thumb drive containing photos when it dropped out of his pocket and fell in the gutter.

The Statesman reports that Judge Campbell expressed frustration with Dowell, while Garza's attorney remarked, "I think he decided it was time the dog ate his homework."


*oh-snap.jpg*
2012-09-01 08:57:50 AM  
1 votes:
Austin isn't as liberal as its reputation makes it out to be. The cops are corrupt and racist, and the town council never saw a development project they didn't like, even if laws have to be broken for it to get built.
2012-09-01 08:33:20 AM  
1 votes:
Throw the cops in jail instead. What a bunch of assholes.
2012-09-01 08:23:44 AM  
1 votes:
Developing ways to weed out the pigs seems like it'd be a really fun way to contribute to one of those organizations. For instance, I think there was an article here a while back about a guy who used to require all members of his little organized crime group to have huge, kinky orgies. That's going a bit far for a political group, but ideas are ideas.
2012-09-01 08:03:12 AM  
1 votes:

fusillade762: Is the "Obvious" tag out back getting beaten by the cops?


At the hearing, Dowell told the judge that he had could not produce subpoenaed documents because emails he had sent about the operation from his work computer had been deleted and he had lost a thumb drive containing photos when it dropped out of his pocket and fell in the gutter.

The Statesman reports that Judge Campbell expressed frustration with Dowell, while Garza's attorney remarked, "I think he decided it was time the dog ate his homework."

*oh-snap.jpg*


Somehow, I'm certain that a decent computer forensic specialist could find that missing data rather quickly.

/have had to do it in various civil cases against the police
//they almost always use the "dog ate my homework" bit
///95% recovery rate. The amusing ones were the recovered e-mails where the officer claiming that data had been lost was found to have sent e-mails telling other officers to delete the data
2012-09-01 07:56:39 AM  
1 votes:

propasaurus: feckingmorons: That is not allowed. They can join, but they can't encourage or assist with illegal acts.

They should get a firm slap on the wrist, then.


Maybe even some paid time off so they can contemplate the bad thing they did.
2012-09-01 07:42:50 AM  
1 votes:
Police admit to infiltrating Occupy Austin, may have acted as provocateurs to get protesters to commit a felony

That's CRAZY talk, submitter! The police would NEVER do do this. You guys should all adjust your TINFOIL HATS!
Oh . . . the police are admitting this?

You know, while were on the subject: can someone explain exactly WHY the police response in this country to Occupy demonstrators (or the G8 summit or political demonstrations in general) is so completely batshiat over-the-top? You'd think the cops were expecting a wave of fire-bombings and total anarchy rather than a peaceful demonstration by a bunch of disorganized hippies.
2012-09-01 06:12:56 AM  
1 votes:

feckingmorons: That is not allowed. They can join, but they can't encourage or assist with illegal acts.


Forget it Jake, it's Austin. They can take blood for testing at SWSX without warrant or cause.
2012-09-01 06:05:12 AM  
1 votes:
Occupy Occupy
2012-09-01 12:49:01 AM  
1 votes:
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2012-09-01 12:39:03 AM  
1 votes:

King Something: Cop boots.


I see your cop boots and raise you cowboy boots
2012-09-01 12:32:15 AM  
1 votes:

Lionel Mandrake: propasaurus: feckingmorons: That is not allowed. They can join, but they can't encourage or assist with illegal acts.

They should get a firm slap on the wrist, then.

After a thorough investigation by their friends colleagues


Whoa, whoa... seems a bit harsh, don't you think?
2012-08-31 11:59:36 PM  
1 votes:

Weaver95: COINTELPRO is alive and well.


About as surprising as water being wet.
 
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