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Do not talk to the police at the demonstration. (english)
28 Mar 2003
Modified: 09:10:59 PM
You do not have to talk with the police. Nor do you need to show them identification.
Do not fool yourself by believing the friendliness or voluntary cooperation with the police is necessary or even in your best interest. When at a demonstration do not make conversation with the police. Do not provide them with any information, even when asked to. Unless you are driving a vehicle and pulled over by the police, you do not need to provide them with ANY identification. Do not explain anything to the police. Do not try to "recruit" them. The police can and will use any information they gather against you and/or against others. The police are not your friends.
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come on (english)
28 Mar 2003
lighten up. cops are humans, too. and believe it or not, SOME of them are in the profession because the genuinely want people to be safe, not because they want to be a part of some conspiracy involving becoming a police state. and there are definitely cops who are anti-war, just like us. ultimately, we're all equals.
real quote (english)
28 Mar 2003
the police are not here to create disorder, they are here to preserve disorder.
Break down the walls (english)
28 Mar 2003
I made a cop cry once at a demo and it made a difference in the world. She's a human and she interacts with many people every day: other cops, her family, her kids, her friends. We're all people and we all have the seeds of liberation within us. Don't be afraid to talk to cops, yeah don't feel obliged to give them information and especially be on guard if they're asking questions about other people. Don't say a word in that case. But come on, save the cops too. They're more dehumanized than anybody even to the point where they're a big part of the problem.