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Bike Cop Tackles Man At Bush Protest

Is this standard arresting procedure?
cop tackles man
cop tackles man
This Bulldog of a cop jumped over two bikes to tackle this man who was doing nothing. This officer should get an M.V.P for this outstanding play.

Ain't Love Grand 22.Aug.2003 12:55

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There are many creative captions for this pic. Let's have a contest.

ok, here are a couple to start.

Man drops out of sky through ozone hole.

Weird easter egg hunt takes an ugly turn.


ok, now you

hey! 22.Aug.2003 13:28

mamasan

Hey! That's MY quarter. Leave it there or I will choke you!

man love 22.Aug.2003 13:35

ron popeil

Cop tries to molest protestor after being turned down for a date,

Freedom 22.Aug.2003 13:40

Kale

Another brave defending of Freedom by our heroic public servants.

Caption 22.Aug.2003 13:45

DJ Shadow

Man cushions fall after police trampoline exercise ends badly

mental disorder?!?!?!!! 22.Aug.2003 14:12

observer

It looks to me like the man in the yellow suffers from some type of incapacitating mental disorder.
He is obviously not able to control his mysterious urges to attack the good people around him. How embarrassing for him, and too bad his parents failed to teach him even the basics of personal and social conduct.
I wonder if the other people in yellow have a vague awareness of his personal plight. By the looks of it, they are helpless victims of this attack mentality. Do they have the same predictible (or unpredictible) urges to attack good people, or are they just brainwashed? In any event, no decent, civilized person could be proud of such an unfettered mental disorder such as this man in yellow demonstrates.
Perhaps the black cross could administer aid to these people in yellow, who may need medication, and therapy if they are ever to assimilate into society and be productive again.

Wouldn't it be great then that all of us, such as the good man who was attacked that day, could continue to "form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity" (The United States Constitution)?!?!?!!

"...whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness." (The Declaration of Independence). WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR ABOLISH THIS TYPE OF BEHAVIOR. WE HAVE THAT RIGHT DIRECTLY, WITHOUT GOVERNMENT APPROVAL. THEY CAN OBJECT UNTIL THEY ARE BLUE IN THE FACE, BUT THEY DO NOT HAVE, HAVE NEVER HAD, AND NEVER WILL HAVE ANY LEGAL AUTHORITY TO STOP US FROM CHANGING OR ABOLISHING HARM TO US IN THE STREETS AND IN THE HALLS OF GOVERNMENT. IF WE SIMPLY SAID WE WERE CHANGING OR ABOLISHING THIS, DO YOU SEE ANYWHERE THAT WE ARE REQUIRED TO GO THROUGH ANY EXISTING COURT OR LEGISLATIVE PROCESS? NO! THE CRIME COMMITTED AGAINST THE CIVILIAN IN THIS PICTURE IS SELF EVIDENT, AND WE HAVE THE PERFECT RIGHT TO STOP IT DIRECTLY.
THIS IS A GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE, AND FOR THE PEOPLE. THE PEOPLE IN YELLOW HAVE OVERTHROWN THE GOVERNMENT THE POLICE BUREAU OF THE CITY OF PORTLAND. THEY HAVE NO AUTHORITY TO OPERATE. HOW MANY OTHER PLACES IN THE U.S. DOES IT SEEM LIKE OUR GOVERNMENT HAS BEEN OVERTHROWN?!?!?!!

And if we corrected this problem, the side benefit is that the streets and sidewalks of our neigborhoods would be a lot less violent to walk down in broad daylight, too.

Another pic quote 22.Aug.2003 14:32

esparanza

Remember, when selling tickets to the policeman's ball, don't take "no" for an answer.

Evidence 22.Aug.2003 14:53

Ted Thompson

"this man who was doing nothing."

What evidence do you have that this man was doing nothing?

Here's some evidence 22.Aug.2003 15:10

the redcoat

You can see by the photo the man is on the grass. Inside the park.
Oh that's right
Rosie Sizer
The bitch goddess of facist excess declared martial law.
She must have had a real orgasim when she did that.
Probably for the first time in years.

last I checked 22.Aug.2003 15:10

citizen

Most of us in this country still believe in "innocent until proven guilty" so Ted's question should be: "what evidence is there that this person did something."

hero 22.Aug.2003 17:04

ya right

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hmmm 22.Aug.2003 18:13

Ben Maras

Confusion and chaos follows after an incident at The International Leap-Frog Championship.

Cop demonstrates what his dog did to his leg just the night before.

Superman gets drunk and forgets to change clothes and take off his cryptonite wedding ring.



On a more serious note, how did the cop get on top of the guy like that? Did he leap from a tree or something? The cop is totally airborn, and it looks like he's moving into the guy...if that guy had rolled backwards, the cop would have been fucked, and it he could have just said he fell over.

Saw the Video.... 22.Aug.2003 23:01

Varro

The cop jumped over the bike headlong to make the tackle....two others joined in.

What no one seems to have mentioned is that one of the cops elbowed the guy three times in the back, shoulder, or neck while he was prone. I wonder if THAT was standard arresting procedure.

Anyone see the entire situation?

Portlands finest 22.Aug.2003 23:06

pokemeister

Portlands finest
at their finest
opressing peaceful
protesters

COP FIGHTS CITIZEN OVER A DONUT 23.Aug.2003 04:33

SF Resident

Here is the perfect caption for this picture (brought to you courtesy of the San Francisco Police Department):

COP FIGHTS CITIZEN OVER DONUT!

caption contest 23.Aug.2003 12:34

dg

"It's my god damned Krispy Kreme!!!"

What I saw 23.Aug.2003 14:45

Bushwhacker

This happend a few seconds after the police started to arrest the woman in the park. As the police moved in so did The People. It was hard to see what was going on but this protester came jerking out of the chaos backwords and was turning around when this cop jumped on him. The protester was trying to get away as fast as he could. I think he was trying to help the woman getting arrested. I did not see him get arrested though, just slightly beat. I am supprised no one was around with a video camera for this incident.

Were you there? 31.Aug.2003 15:25

The man being tackled call for witness@cs.com

PLEASE CONTACT ME IF YOU WITNESSED THIS EVENT, or if you saw me standing or being pushed minutes before this picture was taken, or if you took photos of me at this event. Any information would be much appreciated for possible use for my defense.
My email address is: call for  witness@cs.com
THANK YOU!

Email address clarification 01.Sep.2003 09:13

The man being tackled

If you witnessed this event and want to contact me, please be sure to type in my email address as follows: call for  witness@cs.com
Thanks

Email address clarification 01.Sep.2003 09:24

The man being tackled

If you witnessed this event or have documentation and would like to contact me, please be sure to type in the following email address: call for  witness@cs.com. (Be sure to put in spaces between "call" "for" and "witness" Or please post your response here. Thank you