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Old 3rd Oct 2018, 16:13
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Let's question why there were police horses involved to begin with....it was a parking lot and the people were staying there and not wandering off creating mayhem.

Where are the video's of the violence that prompted this reaction by the Police?

Do you wonder where the News Media and all their cameras were while this was going on?
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Old 3rd Oct 2018, 17:32
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Originally Posted by GrayHorizonsHeli View Post
the article stated that one police officer had his wrist broken and two police horses were punched.
they flew low so that people could hear the loud hailer and left the area when they realized they were blowing stuff around.
I agree with you that wouldn't warrant the response they gave. and it seems foolish to claim that coming closer with the loudest thing on the block would make a loud hailer more effective??
Perhaps they should have realized before the low alt, low speed, low intelligence pass that they were going to blow stuff around?
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Old 3rd Oct 2018, 17:42
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If you googled 101 ways to disperse drunk American students, I will put money on a helicopter not featuring in the list.
This really was a yippy Kay yay moment.
Only in America.
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Old 4th Oct 2018, 15:48
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This really was a yippy Kay yay moment.
Only in America
Not really. I remember a picture of a federal police „Cougar“ (or smilar seize) hovering over the heads of a bunch of demonstrators ( demonstrating against the construction of a nuclear power plant) in Northern Germany in the early 80s.
A lawyer used that picture in court to demonstrate the difference between „careless and reckless“ flying of a newscopter flying in 500 ft vs. the „federal police style“. Case dismissed
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