A few weeks ago, Maryland Juice helped spread viral video footage of Oakland police fracturing an Iraq War veteran's skull with a tear gas canister. The latest piece of police overreaction (dare I say abuse?) comes from Davis, California, where controversy over police pepper-spraying students is circulating on the Internet:
|GOOD AIM: UC Davis Police Lieutenant John Pike|
The Davis Enterprise has a photo gallery of the incident, but the original Facebook caption that Maryland Juice read stated:
I think this may well be the photo that starts a real revolution, a pot bellied cop just blithely walking past a row of kids sitting on the pavement, pepper spraying them as if it was the most common thing in the world. It is just so telling. more on boingboing.