$2 Million Spent on Police Overtime for Occupy Wall Street

08.10.2011 § 1 Comment

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The Occupy Wall Street protests have cost the city a whopping $2 million in police overtime since the demonstrations began nearly three weeks ago, according to NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly.

The news came as Kelly, who had earlier testified before the City Council about alleged spying by the NYPD on the Muslim community, gave a detailed account of a tense clash between protesters and police in lower Manhattan on Wednesday night that led to more than two-dozen arrests.

 

 

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§ One Response to $2 Million Spent on Police Overtime for Occupy Wall Street

  • jackie says:

    apparently, JP Morgan Chase donated $4.6m to the New York Police Department the day they arrested everyone on the Brooklyn Bridge. so they haven’t even spent their corporate allowance yet. i knew the police were only good for protecting private property and profits, but didn’t know they’d make it so obvious…..

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