The Police Raid on Occupy Oakland was Nothing New for this City
November 12, 2011
November 11, 2011 in SF Bayview Newspaper
The Occupy Oakland movement has run up against one of the country’s most troubled law enforcement agencies. Police have repeatedly responded to public protest with violence and have faced intense scrutiny for shooting unarmed suspects in Black neighborhoods.
by Ali Winston
Sgt. Patrick Gonzales (center) at the Oct. 25 raid on Occupy Oakland. Gonzales has shot four suspects, three fatally, in his 13-year career. – Photo: Ali Winston