Petition Demands OPD Be Prohibited from Using Less Lethal Weapons At Protests
San Francisco Bay Area
10 May 2014 23:07 GMT
Scott Olsen's skull was shattered and part of his brain destroyed when an OPD officer shot him in the head with a Specialty Impact Munition (SIM) at a 2011 Occupy Oakland demonstration. As he lay critically injured on the pavement, an OPD officer threw a CS Blast grenade onto him - a teargas device that explodes with a flash of light and loud bang. A new petition demands that OPD be prohibited from using SIMs and CS Blast grenades at demonstrations and other crowd events.
read more: http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2014/05/09/18755607.php