The cop group coordinating the Occupy crackdowns (Homeland Security involved)

The cop group coordinating the Occupy crackdowns (Homeland Security involved)

http://www.sfbg.com/politics/2011/11/18/cop-group-coordinating-occupy-crackdowns ^

Posted on Saturday, November 19, 2011 11:42:35 AM by TigerClaws

As cities across America evict encampments of the Occupy Wall Street movement, similarities of timing, talking points and tactics among major metropolitan mayors and police chiefs have led critics to wonder: Is some sort of national coordination going on?

The White House says there’s no federal oversight. Speaking November 15 aboard Air Force One, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said “The president’s position is that obviously every municipality has to make its own decisions about how to handle these issues.”

But a little-known but influential private membership based organization has placed itself at the center of advising and coordinating the crackdown on the encampments. The Police Executive Research Forum, an international non-governmental organization with ties to law enforcement and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, has been coordinating conference calls with major metropolitan mayors and police chiefs to advise them on policing matters and discuss response to the Occupy movement. The group has distributed a recently published guide on policing political events.

(Excerpt) Read more at sfbg.com …

via The cop group coordinating the Occupy crackdowns (Homeland Security involved).

Advertisements

About Gunny G

GnySgt USMC (Ret.) 1952--'72 PC: History, Poly-Tiks, Military, Stories, Controversial, Unusual, Humorous, etc.... "Simplify...y'know!"
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to The cop group coordinating the Occupy crackdowns (Homeland Security involved)

  1. Gunny G says:

    “Is some sort of national coordination going on? “
    *****************

    Call it state, city, national, etc…all just another element of the chain of command…

  2. Pingback: Roger Roots, Are Cops Constitutional? « ~ BLOGGER.GUNNY.G.1984+. ~ (BLOG & EMAIL)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s