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Publicerad den 26 juli 2013In 2011, student protesters at the University of California - Davis got pepper sprayed for participating in a sit-in Occupy demonstration. Now John Pike, the cop responsible for drenching the students, is appealing for workers' compensations because, according to him, he suffered "psychiatric injuries" from the incident. RT's Erin Ade has more.
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RT. The California police officer who was filmed blanketing a group of peaceful Occupy protesters with pepper spray has filed for worker’s compensation after experiencing psychiatric problems when footage of the incident went viral.
John Pike has a settlement conference scheduled for August 13 in Sacramento, according to the California Department of Industrial Relations.
The video of Pike spraying protesters during a 2011 demonstration at the University of California was quickly posted to social media and soon became a rallying point for international Occupy movements. The images depict Pike calmly dispersing pepper spray on roughly a dozen protesters who are seated in a line on the ground and seemingly presenting no threat to police. Multiple other officers are shown pushing back protesters. Demonstrators can be heard emitting a sudden gasp as Pike brandishes the pepper spray can in a dramatic flourish.
Pike was placed on administrative leave before being fired in July 2012 - eight months after a task force found that his action was unwarranted, according to AP. The Oakland police first described the pepper spray incident as a “non-confrontational strategy.”
Pike is expected to now claim that he was subjected to internet threats and psychological injuries after the footage was published online. [...]
Police mace peaceful California students at an OWS protest
Polisen i USA märkte demonstranter med osynligt bläck
Publicerad den 31 juli 2013Several Occupy Montreal protesters were marked by invisible ink on their hands by cops. Other police departments in the US are using ink to mark property, but what happens when inking property, turns to inking people- as it did for the protesters in Montreal? When cops can mark citizens in protests with invisible ink, what else can they use? Introduced to the police market a "DNA gun"-- featured in the Las Vegas "shot show" this year, a DNA gun that leaves an invisible trace on skin. Other gadgets may be coming to law enforcement near you. RT's Margaret Howell explains.