Skip to comments.Undercover cops outed, attacked at Oakland protest
Posted on 12/11/2014 2:46:19 PM PST by dware
An undercover law enforcement officer from an outside agency who was attempting to infiltrate a demonstration against police brutality in Oakland pulled a gun on the protesters after he and his partner were outed and the partner was attacked.
The undercover work captured by a freelance photographer working for The Chronicle raised questions about tactics employed by police and protesters as authorities seek to get a handle on rallies that have flooded the streets of Oakland, Berkeley and San Francisco, at times shutting down freeways and devolving into vandalism and looting.
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Now they know how the Tea Partiers felt.
I like how the cops acted. Taking down a street thug assaulting a ‘person’, police or otherwise is arresting a criminal. Period.
Police often have snatch & grab teams who pick up and take out of the mob the violent instigators and/or fire-bomb and stone throwers.
Interesting that the mob wanted to attack “police officers”, undercover or not. Shows that they were not afraid of the police, but a drawn gun changes things. Next time the officer should let one protester grab him and then blow his brains out, all over the rest of the mob.
I guarantee that mob won’t attack even a bedbug during a protest.
I covered these communist/anarchist mobs for decades and wherever the police intell operations were good, the instigators were neutralized and violence prevented against persons and stores. Where it was not (i.e. DC, Oakland, Berkeley, Seattle-WTO, Chicago, etc). the rioters go away with robbery and arson.
There are ways to handle a riotous mob and there are way to ensure that they get away with things. It all depends on the police chief, his intelligence teams, and the mayor who gives them support for their law enforcement operations.
In most of the leftist cities around the country, the mayor is usually so radical/Marxist that the police force has been neutered into issuing parking tickets and the red mobs have a free hand (as you saw live from Ferguson, Mo., recently).
Not much of a cover, being white guys with crew cuts. But then this isn’t Hoover’s FBI either.
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