Understanding the Black Bloc
Modern-day anarchists have targeted many high-profile events in recent years to incite violence and chaos. For example, the "Occupy Wall Street" movement began in Zuccotti Park in New York City's financial district in September 2011, with an easily palatable message against corporate greed and an "us versus them" mentality separating the common
Occupy Wall Street Protester Convicted of Assaulting NYPD Officer
The last of the Occupy Wall Street protesters to go on trial could face seven years in jail after she was convicted Monday in New York of assaulting a police officer.
After a four-week trial, Cecily McMillan, 25, a graduate student, was convicted of felony second-degree assault for elbowing New York police Officer Grantley Bovell in the face as he led her out of Zuccotti Park
Oakland Pays Occupy Protesters $693K to Settle Excessive Force Claims
The Oakland City Council has agreed to pay more than $693,000 to settle two lawsuits filed by Occupy Oakland protesters who alleged they were the victims of police brutality, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
The city authorized paying Army veteran Kayvan
Driver Shot After Hitting California Officer with Truck
officer, and hit that officer with his vehicle as he fled, police said.
Other officers at the scene fired at the suspect vehicle as it smashed into several parked police motorcycles and a shuttle bus, police said. The shuttle bus was not occupied by fair-goers at the time of the shooting.
The injured officer suffered non-life threatening injuries
Rough Occupy L.A. Arrest
Video footage surfaced Wednesday showing showing the rough arrest of a man in the Occupy L.A. camp who is seen shouting at officers in a combative posture.
"Anonymous" Hackers Threaten Albuquerque Police
The loosely organized group known as Anonymous released a cryptic video Wednesday strongly denouncing the March 16 police shooting of a homeless man in the Sandia foothills. The group urged the people of Albuquerque to “occupy” Albuquerque Police headquarters on Sunday
Oakland Cop Discusses Occupy Role
Oakland Police Officer Fred Shavies responds to claims that he infiltrated the Occupy movement by participating in protests.
Occupy: Clearing the Camps
Are you ready for your YouTube moment? Some law enforcement agencies are and some are not.
The various "Occupy" demonstrations and college campus protests in recent months, beginning with "Occupy Wall Street
Bratton Defends Failed NYPD Twitter Campaign
The department had asked its Twitter followers to post photos of themselves with the police using the hashtag #myNYPD.
But most users instead dredged up the worst photos they could find, including from Occupy Wall Street clashes, the New York Post reports.
Video: Iowa Officers Injured When Man Rams Squad Car
the WCF Courier that Hammitt was covered in blood but was conscious and able to walk.
The other squad car was occupied by Sgt. Brooke Carter. She was also taken to Allen. Both officers later returned to limited duty, Trelka said.
Plain, 25, also was injured. He was taken to Allen Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. He was arrested for assault on a peace officer