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Retired Police Chief Arrested At OWS Protest Tells Chris Hayes: NYPD Close To Being ‘Wall Street Mercenaries’
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by Josh Feldman
3:01 pm, November 19th, 2011

This week was a breaking point for Occupy Wall Street protestors in New York, after Mayor Michael Bloomberg ordered the police to evacuate Zuccotti Park. There were some acts of aggression not covered much by the mainstream media, but on Thursday, there were several minor altercations, including the arrest of Ray Lewis, a former Philadelphia police captain who was arrested on charges of assault while in uniform. Today Lewis appeared on Chris Hayes‘ show to explain the circumstances of his arrest.

Lewis explained that after being retired for eight years, he was inspired by the actions of the protestors and how they were being fueled by social injustice, and he came down to participate in the protests on M

Added: Nov-19-2011 Occurred On: Nov-19-2011
By: LickTheTins
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Tags: OWS, occupy wall street, zuccotti park, retired, police chief, Ray Lewis, arrest, NYPD, Fox News, MSNBC
Location: New York, New York, United States (load item map)
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