Occupy Phoenix — who do the police protect and serve?

Police arrested 45 protesters attending Occupy Phoenix on Saturday night. Photo: Mauro Whiteman for the Downtown Devil.

The Associated Press reports: Authorities in Arizona arrested nearly 100 people after two separate protests in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement.

The 53 arrests in Tucson and 45 in Phoenix on Saturday night came hours after peaceful protests against financial institutions as part of a series of such demonstrations across the country. Police said demonstrators in each city failed to leave parks at curfew.

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1 thought on “Occupy Phoenix — who do the police protect and serve?

  1. Chloe Brooks

    The photo of the police at the top of the page was taken by Mauro Whiteman for the Downtown Devil. Please include attribution for this photo, as the photographer deserves recognition for his work.

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