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PO: "We're moving to disperse crowd."

Police Scanner talk within the last few minutes went something like this...
Heard Po say something like "they're blocking the
buses" with big crowd noise in the background.

Heard an excited Po say:

"WE'RE REQUESTING THE BIG O.C. AT SIXTH & TAYLOR..."

O.C. is tear gas, right?


"We're moving to disperse the crowd
- and when we do we expect everything to break loose."

"How many protesters are there"

"easily 1,000 to 1,500"

"Oh boy"

"With the teargas were hoping they'll go away - We're hoping they'll go to seek help at the local hospitals"
PO: "everybody respond" 22.Aug.2002 16:56

anon

Po scanner something like:

Po: "Apparently they're using pepper spray now -
I'm gonna ask everybody to respond."

(They know pepper stirs sh*t up, doesn't calm the situation.)

Po: "all the bike squads to 5 and salmon."