Former Philadelphia Police Captain Joins Occupy Protesters, Gets Arrested

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Former Philadelphia Police Captain Joins Occupy Protesters, Gets Arrested

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Former Philadelphia Police Captain Ray Lewis joined Occupy Wall Street protesters on Tuesday.

He was seen holding a sign reading "NYPD Don't Be Wall Street Mercenaries."

In a video interview with Livestreamers, he railed against the excessive power of corporate America and the wrongful eviction of protesters from Zuccotti Park. He said if the occupations "continue to grow, you're going to see a lot more of the FBI."

This morning, taking part in the national day of action, Lewis was arrested. @OccupyWallStNYC tweets that there were cheers as he was taken away.

 

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