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Newly Obtained Emails Between Oakland Officials Give Insight To Violent Police Actions

Recently obtained internal emails between Oakland City Hall and police through a public records request that give a look into the mindset of Oakland officials during the violent police raids of Occupy Oakland that began last October. The police clash on October 25, 2011 left Iraq war veteran Scott Olsen clinging to life in critical condition, and wounded many others.

Scott Olsen Returns To Oscar Grant Park

This is an older picture, but according to a diarist at Daily Kos, last night Scott Olsen returned to Oscar Grant Park for the first time since the police violence at Occupy Oakland sent him to the hospital in critical condition.