MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minneapolis police have turned to YouTube to tell their side of the story regarding the Occupy Movement.
After Occupy protesters were arrested during a demonstration on Nicollet Mall last weekend, there were accusations of police brutality.READ MORE: Royals Rally To Top Twins, 3-2
Chief Tim Dolan said those allegations are under review. But in the meantime, he’s letting the public form its own opinion by posting video on YouTubeREAD MORE: How Are Hotels Rated? What Does A 5-Star Rating Mean?
“You know you’re just getting kind of attacked and the perceptions are going to be one-way. And we just wanted to make sure that they saw [the public] the whole picture” said the Chief.
NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s Steve Murphy Reports
While Dolan believes none of the protesters was abused, he does call an officer’s actions slapping a camera out of the hands of a photo-journalist “indefensible.”