imc indymedia

Los Angeles Indymedia : Activist News

white themeblack themered themetheme help
About Us Contact Us Subscribe Calendar Publish RSS
Features
latest news
best of news
syndication
commentary


KILLRADIO

VozMob

CopWatch LA

ABCF LA

A-Infos Radio

Indymedia On Air

Dope-X-Resistance-LA List

LAAMN List





IMC Network: www.indymedia.org africa: ambazonia canarias estrecho / madiaq kenya nigeria south africa canada: hamilton london, ontario maritimes montreal ontario ottawa quebec thunder bay vancouver victoria windsor winnipeg east asia: burma jakarta japan korea manila qc europe: abruzzo alacant andorra antwerpen armenia athens austria barcelona belarus belgium belgrade bristol brussels bulgaria calabria croatia cyprus emilia-romagna estrecho / madiaq euskal herria galiza germany grenoble hungary ireland istanbul italy la plana liege liguria lille linksunten lombardia london madrid malta marseille nantes napoli netherlands nice northern england norway oost-vlaanderen paris/Île-de-france patras piemonte poland portugal roma romania russia saint-petersburg scotland sverige switzerland thessaloniki torun toscana toulouse ukraine united kingdom valencia latin america: argentina bolivia chiapas chile chile sur cmi brasil colombia ecuador mexico peru puerto rico qollasuyu rosario santiago tijuana uruguay valparaiso venezuela venezuela oceania: adelaide aotearoa brisbane burma darwin jakarta manila melbourne perth qc sydney south asia: india mumbai united states: arizona arkansas asheville atlanta austin baltimore big muddy binghamton boston buffalo charlottesville chicago cleveland colorado columbus dc hawaii houston hudson mohawk kansas city la madison maine miami michigan milwaukee minneapolis/st. paul new hampshire new jersey new mexico new orleans north carolina north texas nyc oklahoma philadelphia pittsburgh portland richmond rochester rogue valley saint louis san diego san francisco san francisco bay area santa barbara santa cruz, ca sarasota seattle tampa bay tennessee urbana-champaign vermont western mass worcester west asia: armenia beirut israel palestine process: fbi/legal updates mailing lists process & imc docs tech volunteer projects: print radio satellite tv video regions: oceania united states topics: biotech
printable version - js reader version - email this article - view hidden posts - tags and related articles

Santa Ana police deploy equestrian unit to greet O22 protesters

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

When a small contingent of marchers protesting police brutality arrived at Santa Ana Police Department headquarters earlier this afternoon, they discovered to their dismay that twelve police officers and deputies mounted on horseback had been deployed to greet them.

Santa Ana police dep...
img0175.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Saturday, October 22, 2005

SANTA ANA POLICE DEPLOY EQUESTRIAN UNIT
TO GREET O22 PROTESTERS

Twelve horses used to “control” peaceful
crowd of about thirty demonstrators

By DUANE J. ROBERTS
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

SANTA ANA, CA – When a small contingent of marchers
protesting police brutality arrived at Santa Ana
Police Department headquarters earlier this afternoon,
they discovered to their dismay that twelve police
officers and deputies mounted on horseback had been
deployed to greet them.

The rather unusual deployment of an equestrian unit to
face off such a tiny number of demonstrators not only
raised eyebrows about the spending priorities of the
Santa Ana Police, but brought up some questions about
the ability of persons exercising their constitutional
rights to access "public fora."

Since 1998, various protests against police brutality
have occured on the public sidewalk and stairs
directly in front of Santa Ana Police Department
headquarters. But today, about a dozen horses were
stationed in that same area, posing difficulties for
protesters to make their point.

When one demonstrator asked a Santa Ana Police
sergeant why the equestrian unit had been positioned
on a public sidewalk, he responded by saying "they"
didn't want anybody walking up the stairs. He did say,
however, that people could use what space was
available on the sidewalk in front of the horses.

It's unclear if Santa Ana Police were originally
planning to deny marchers access to all "public fora"
in front of police headquarters. But after one person
challenged them by reciting the First Amendment of the
U.S. Constitution under flag poles located near the
equestrian unit, they took no action.

Despite the bizarre deployment of a hoof detail, Santa
Ana Police appeared to have behaved more
professionally and with much greater restraint at this
anti-police brutality protest than they did last year.
At that demonstration, four people were taken into
custody. No arrests occurred today.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


Santa Ana Police Department Headquarters, Saturday, October 22, 2005

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

Santa Ana Police Dep...
img0159.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Equestrian unit stationed on the public sidewalk. Photographed from across the street.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


Santa Ana Police Department Headquarters, Saturday, October 22, 2005

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

Santa Ana Police Dep...
img0160.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Equestrian unit stationed on the public sidewalk. Photographed from across the street.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


Santa Ana Police Department Headquarters, Saturday, October 22, 2005

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

Santa Ana Police Dep...
img0161.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Equestrian unit stationed on the public sidewalk. Photographed from across the street.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


Santa Ana Police Department Headquarters, Saturday, October 22, 2005

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

Santa Ana Police Dep...
img0162.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Equestrian unit stationed on the public sidewalk. Photographed from across the street.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


Santa Ana Police Department Headquarters, Saturday, October 22, 2005

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

Santa Ana Police Dep...
img0163.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Equestrian unit stationed on the public sidewalk. Photographed from across the street.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


Santa Ana Police Department Headquarters, Saturday, October 22, 2005

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

Santa Ana Police Dep...
img0165.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Equestrian unit stationed on the public sidewalk. Photographed from across the street.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


Santa Ana Police Department Headquarters, Saturday, October 22, 2005

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

Santa Ana Police Dep...
img0166.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Equestrian unit stationed on the public sidewalk. Photographed from across the street.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


Santa Ana Police Department Headquarters, Saturday, October 22, 2005

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

Santa Ana Police Dep...
img0167.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Equestrian unit stationed on the public sidewalk. Photographed from across the street.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


Santa Ana Police Department Headquarters, Saturday, October 22, 2005

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

Santa Ana Police Dep...
img0168.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Equestrian unit stationed on the public sidewalk. Photographed from beneath the flag poles.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


Santa Ana Police Department Headquarters, Saturday, October 22, 2005

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

Santa Ana Police Dep...
img0170.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Equestrian unit stationed on the public sidewalk. Photographed from beneath the flag poles.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


Santa Ana Police Department Headquarters, Saturday, October 22, 2005

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

Santa Ana Police Dep...
img0171.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Santa Ana Police officers on the public sidewalk, not far from the equestrian unit.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


Santa Ana Police Department Headquarters, Saturday, October 22, 2005

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

Santa Ana Police Dep...
img0172.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Santa Ana Police officers on the public sidewalk, not far from the equestrian unit.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


Santa Ana Police Department Headquarters, Saturday, October 22, 2005

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

Santa Ana Police Dep...
img0174.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Closeup photos of the equestrian unit stationed on the public sidewalk. Protesters didn't have much room to move about in front of them.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


Santa Ana Police Department Headquarters, Saturday, October 22, 2005

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

Santa Ana Police Dep...
img0175.jpgell4qk.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Closeup photos of the equestrian unit stationed on the public sidewalk. Protesters didn't have much room to move about in front of them.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


Santa Ana Police Department Headquarters, Saturday, October 22, 2005

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

Santa Ana Police Dep...
img0176.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Closeup photos of the equestrian unit stationed on the public sidewalk. Protesters didn't have much room to move about in front of them.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


Santa Ana Police Department Headquarters, Saturday, October 22, 2005

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

Santa Ana Police Dep...
img0177.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Closeup photos of the equestrian unit stationed on the public sidewalk. Protesters didn't have much room to move about in front of them.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


Santa Ana Police Department Headquarters, Saturday, October 22, 2005

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

Santa Ana Police Dep...
img0178.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Closeup photos of the equestrian unit stationed on the public sidewalk. Protesters didn't have much room to move about in front of them.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


Santa Ana Police Department Headquarters, Saturday, October 22, 2005

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

Santa Ana Police Dep...
img0179.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Closeup photos of the equestrian unit stationed on the public sidewalk. Protesters didn't have much room to move about in front of them.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


Santa Ana Police Department Headquarters, Saturday, October 22, 2005

by Duane J. Roberts Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at 8:56 PM
duaneroberts92804@yahoo.com

Santa Ana Police Dep...
img0180.jpg, image/jpeg, 640x480

Closeup photos of the equestrian unit stationed on the public sidewalk. Protesters didn't have much room to move about in front of them.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


LATEST COMMENTS ABOUT THIS ARTICLE
Listed below are the 10 latest comments of 7 posted about this article.
These comments are anonymously submitted by the website visitors.
TITLE AUTHOR DATE
bomb scares? Gaud Monday, Oct. 24, 2005 at 5:57 PM
Another perspective of the same event John Earl Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2005 at 5:53 PM
Good for SAPD Ha HA Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005 at 5:43 PM
Shields SOS person Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005 at 8:30 PM
Ms J Monday, Nov. 07, 2005 at 3:35 AM

Local News

Pacifica-KPFK Archives, director resignation J18 4:50PM

SAVE KPFK & PACIFICA: VOTE IN THIS CRUCIAL ELECTION! J18 3:39PM

KPFK radio elections for LSB coming Quick ! J18 1:05PM

KPFK Local Station Board Elections In-Progress J13 11:31AM

Black Lives Matter Activist Jasmine Abdullah Sentenced Three Months in Jail on Attempted Lynching Charge J09 2:08AM

Why are the Park Rangers making it even more difficult for the homeless in Los Angeles? J04 3:11PM

Bernie Sanders in Lincoln Heights M23 8:23PM

Los Angeles Sit-In to Fight Voter Suppression M18 4:28AM

War Within California's 46th CD M13 11:42AM

NPR's David Greene & Alison Aubrey along with David Ludwig Shill For Factory Farm Eggs M13 7:55AM

2016 AT&T Shareholders engaged by Communications Workers of America D9 Activists M12 11:43PM

Communications Workers of America District 9 Action at AT&T Shareholders M12 9:38PM

Voter Registration at ELAC M10 3:31PM

LA Times Fails to Cover Protest Against Clinton M07 9:15PM

Violence Against Poor In Venice A29 12:59PM

California Safe Schools Honors 11 Year Old Daniel Randall A25 2:25PM

NPR's Marketplace: The Voice of Loanshark Capitalism A19 4:08PM

Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, Pandering to the Corporate Whores of the Storage Industry A09 5:03PM

Lartiste Maestro iTunes télécharger de la musique gratuit et Légalement 2016 A08 3:20PM

Spring 2016 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! A05 2:14PM

KPFK and Pacifica, more doings, reposted here A04 4:18PM

Liberated Political Prisoner Sekou Odinga Speaks Out M11 9:39AM

More Local News...

Other/Breaking News

Plus-value marchande ou ne travaillez jamais J30 10:51PM

The wolf pack that is the fbi J30 8:08PM

Why Philippine President Duterte is not a socialist J30 2:49AM

Explanation of Strategy Countering Sacramento Fascism J28 3:35PM

Pepsi Brings Back Aspartame, Partners With Brutal KFC, Continues Monopoly Tactics J28 8:41AM

Biography Blocked By Bullies : ' burro ' ( fbi ), Facebook, Google J28 7:38AM

Social Inequality in the Descent Society J28 4:39AM

About me J27 11:47PM

Paraphysique du révolutionnarisme J27 11:05PM

Fbi hacks my reports as I type them J27 10:12PM

Filthy , foul, felonious ' phrenia ' fbi J27 8:16PM

Cruel monkey farms on trial in Hendry County J27 5:37PM

Senate Faces Puerto Rico Vote Before July 1 Deadline J27 8:07AM

Venezuelans Ransack Stores as Hunger Grips the Nation J26 2:56PM

Basta Ya, Brussels! British Voters Reject EU Corporte Slavestate J26 11:07AM

Fbi as human monsters J25 3:59PM

God hacks a border crossing J25 6:00AM

Evidence to indict fbi thugs J24 10:52AM

Mental dwarfs rule our world J23 5:32PM

The Shortwave Report 06/24/16 Listen Globally! J23 4:25PM

Crackbird Yukon misadventure J23 6:28AM

Paraphysique de sismographie politicarde J22 4:44AM

Sur negro / No Borders: new antiauthoritarian Web Series goes live J22 12:50AM

53 Of The Ways The World's Military Harm Animals J21 10:24AM

Non-Profits versus Profit Maximization J21 5:46AM

USA is run by the criminally insane J20 11:24PM

Recent assaults cleverly perpetrated by fbi J19 10:06PM

International Day of Solidarity With Oscar López Rivera J19 8:44PM

More Breaking News...
© 2000-2003 Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Running sf-active v0.9.4 Disclaimer | Privacy