Arrests and Police Violence During Occupy Atlanta Protest


November 5th, 2011
This is a rough edit of video recorded during the police actions against Occupy Atlanta protesters. It takes place in and around Troy Davis Park (previously known as Woodruff Park). The footage shows various protesters being arrested, sometimes violently. Several members of the press were arrested, and protesters reported being beaten and injured by police.

Officer on Motorcycle Rams Occupy Atlanta Protesters


Nov 5th, 2011 11:25pm
Peachtree St. Near Troy Davis Park (previously known as Woodruff Park)
Activists with the Occupy Atlanta movement were marching on Peachtree street. An officer on a motorcycle attempted to drive through the crowd. The crowd did not move, and several protesters moved in front of the motorcycle. In response, the officer accelerated, ramming into the crowd. One of the protesters who was rammed was arrested and is reportedly charged with assault.
High quality video available at

Another Motorcycle Cop Won't Give His Name


Oct. 2nd, 2011 9:00pm
An unidentified officer on police motorcycle #27616, license plate GM0 005 refused to identify himself. He claimed that he was busy, and that the observers were obstructing him by asking for his name. He then stood idly for several minutes, and afterward actively engaged the observers in conversation. Just before leaving, the officer pretended to identify himself, but deliberately throttled his engine to make himself inaudible.

Police try to prevent filming of man they pepper sprayed


August 30, 2011 9:10pm
Nearly a dozen officers and medics were surrounding a man who was lying on the street in handcuffs and appeared to be writhing in pain.

Officers poured water on the man's face and made comments suggesting police had pepper sprayed him earlier.

Officer Shackleford Refuses to Identify Himself


August 30th, 2011 6:45pm near Woodruff Park in downtown Atlanta
An officer was conducting a traffic stop. When asked to identify himself, he asked "Why?" and then refused to give his name and assignment number, in violation of APD policy.
By reviewing our footage frame-by-frame, we were able to determine that the officer's name tag reads "Shackleford".


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