Re: Drums vs Police nightsticks, riot gear and gas launchers: Salt Lake FWD

Graeme Bacque (gbacque@idirect.com)
Sun, 25 Apr 1999 15:12:43 -0400


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Subject: Drums vs Police nightsticks, riot gear and gas launchers: Salt Lake
FWD


>
> If park celebrants and/or police had had Nonviolence Training before the
> incident reported below, could it have made a difference in the outcome?

I have a better idea - why didn't the cops just leave people alone in the
first place? Sounds to me like there was no legitimate grounds for their
being there to begin with. Their absence would have prevented the incident
entirely

'Nonviolently trained cops' ROTFLMAO!!!