Occupy Wall Street Electronics Destroyed By NYPD

compsVia Motherboard, the police apparently took baseball bats to all of the property they confiscated in their Zuccotti Park raid a couple weeks ago. Was the goal to destroy devices that might contain documentation of the protests, or simply to punish the protests by breaking their possessions?

Don’t let the media have you fooled. This is what really happened to the protesters property after the OWS raid last week.

The NYPD smashed/broke laptops, camera’s, tents, all electronics, bikes, etc. and took $5,000 of cash from a man’s backpack. That was all the money he had left to get by. The cops are now facing legal charges for violating their own rules and not giving protesters receipts for materials “confiscated”.

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48 Comments on "Occupy Wall Street Electronics Destroyed By NYPD"

  1. Jessicka Linn | Dec 1, 2011 at 2:20 am |

    Its so cute how they are all lined up and smashed with bats… The NYPD remind me of big bad toddlers I can just imagine them all getting on their big wheels and riding off afterwards hootin’ n hollerin’.

  2. Jessicka Linn | Nov 30, 2011 at 10:20 pm |

    Its so cute how they are all lined up and smashed with bats… The NYPD remind me of big bad toddlers I can just imagine them all getting on their big wheels and riding off afterwards hootin’ n hollerin’.

  3. Mr Willow | Dec 1, 2011 at 3:03 am |

    Fucking Fascists. 

  4. Mr Willow | Dec 1, 2011 at 3:03 am |

    Fucking Fascists. 

  5. Mr Willow | Nov 30, 2011 at 11:03 pm |

    Fascists. . .

  6. interesting to note that Mikey’s “Army”
    bares a striking resemblance to the Red Army
    that invaded Tienanmen Square

    BTW: the Chinese press is using Der Homeland’s hypocrisy against it
    underscoring that all that American rhetoric about human rights and freedom is BS
    funny how the US press has missed this point

  7. BuzzCoastin | Dec 1, 2011 at 12:01 am |

    interesting to note that Mikey’s “Army”
    bares a striking resemblance to the Red Army
    that invaded Tienanmen Square

    BTW: the Chinese press is using Der Homeland’s hypocrisy against it
    underscoring that all that American rhetoric about human rights and freedom is BS
    funny how the US press has missed this point

    • MoralDrift | Dec 1, 2011 at 1:37 am |

      it is BS. Human rights is just a leverage point, and we have given up much of ours since the war on terra* began.

      *Not a typo

      • Anarchy Pony | Dec 2, 2011 at 1:37 am |

        The Great Mother Terra always bats last, and She always hits it out of the park. Unforunately, She isn’t very discriminating about those who will feel Her wrath.

  8. they were allowed to pick up the thing taken by the police when they went through the park only 2 people came and picked up their things

  9. they were allowed to pick up the thing taken by the police when they went through the park only 2 people came and picked up their things

    • So what’s your point? 

      • what are they suppose to hold on to these things forever no if your gonna toss it in the trash might as well have alittle fun with it with it ever see office space probably the same thing

    • sleepygirl79 | Dec 1, 2011 at 3:48 pm |

      How long of a time period did they give for them to pick up their things?

      • Rich Dye | Dec 1, 2011 at 4:23 pm |

        They never announced a pickup!!!! That was the first thing i asked people from the protest!! No one i spoke to was told any thing about being able to pick there stuff up Face up to it the cops acted like state controlled Chinese solders…. pricks.

  10. Anonymous | Dec 1, 2011 at 5:37 am |

    it is BS. Human rights is just a leverage point, and we have given up much of ours since the war on terra* began.

    *Not a typo

  11. Peaceful Citizen | Dec 1, 2011 at 2:11 pm |

    Their HDD’s and SSD’s are probably still good, data wasn’t destroyed. 

    I would like to see if one of those devices was recording sound or video at the time they were confiscated. 

    Smile NYPD, your child like temper and malicious actions against inanimate objects will be on YouTube shortly. Right beside the videos of your child like temper and malicious actions against peaceful citizens. 

    And you can expect more, you can expect us.

  12. Peaceful Citizen | Dec 1, 2011 at 10:11 am |

    Their HDD’s and SSD’s are probably still good, data wasn’t destroyed. 

    I would like to see if one of those devices was recording sound or video at the time they were confiscated. 

    Smile NYPD, your child like temper and malicious actions against inanimate objects will be on YouTube shortly. Right beside the videos of your child like temper and malicious actions against peaceful citizens. 

    And you can expect more, you can expect us.

  13. Jeremy J | Dec 1, 2011 at 2:23 pm |

    So what’s your point? 

  14. what are they suppose to hold on to these things forever no if your gonna toss it in the trash might as well have alittle fun with it with it ever see office space probably the same thing

  15. what are they suppose to hold on to these things forever no if your gonna toss it in the trash might as well have alittle fun with it with it ever see office space probably the same thing

  16. How long of a time period did they give for them to pick up their things?

  17. Justaguest | Dec 1, 2011 at 7:56 pm |

    what a dick thing to do

  18. Justaguest | Dec 1, 2011 at 3:56 pm |

    what a dick thing to do

  19. I’ll give them one month before they go into full murder like in Tlatelolco.

  20. I’ll give them one month before they go into full murder like in Tlatelolco.

  21. Rich Dye | Dec 1, 2011 at 8:23 pm |

    They never announced a pickup!!!! That was the first thing i asked people from the protest!! No one i spoke to was told any thing about being able to pick there stuff up Face up to it the cops acted like state controlled Chinese solders…. pricks.

  22. The weak points must be found
    exposed and exploited, this is war make no mistake or it could be your
    last.

  23. The weak points must be found
    exposed and exploited, this is war make no mistake or it could be your
    last.

  24. The weak points must be found
    exposed and exploited, this is war make no mistake or it could be your
    last.

  25. Allan hawley jacobs | Dec 2, 2011 at 1:42 am |

    And i hought the usa was a first world country!

  26. Allan hawley jacobs | Dec 1, 2011 at 9:42 pm |

    And i hought the usa was a first world country!

  27. Anarchy Pony | Dec 2, 2011 at 5:37 am |

    The Great Mother Terra always bats last, and She always hits it out of the park. Unforunately, She isn’t very discriminating about those who will feel Her wrath.

  28. Anarchy Pony | Dec 2, 2011 at 5:38 am |

    FROM ARIZONA TO GREECE, FUCK THE POLICE!

  29. Anarchy Pony | Dec 2, 2011 at 1:38 am |

    FROM ARIZONA TO GREECE, FUCK THE POLICE!

  30. nathan willard | Dec 2, 2011 at 10:57 am |

    It is so vindictive ti is hard to imagine that this is the action of adults and not children or teenagers.

  31. nathan willard | Dec 2, 2011 at 6:57 am |

    It is so vindictive ti is hard to imagine that this is the action of adults and not children or teenagers.

  32. anyone who carries $5,000 in cash in their backpack deserves to have it taken 

    I also like how the “police” only “destroyed” decade-old electronics. I got the Dell Inspiron pictured there in 2004. The other items pictured similarly look like they were from collected from the assorted basements of everyone’s old computers they’re not using anymore. The OWS “Signal Corps” is savvy enough to be using modern Canon HFS10s to shoot video, tweet from iPhone 4GS’, etc., but hasn’t bought a laptop in 7 years. LOL, right.

    How greedily Disinfo readers gobble down these tasty morsels of Disinfo is hilarious. Disinfo is disinfo, whether it comes from one’s favorite or least favorite group.

  33. anyone who carries $5,000 in cash in their backpack deserves to have it taken 

    I also like how the “police” only “destroyed” decade-old electronics. I got the Dell Inspiron pictured there in 2004. The other items pictured similarly look like they were from collected from the assorted basements of everyone’s old computers they’re not using anymore. The OWS “Signal Corps” is savvy enough to be using modern Canon HFS10s to shoot video, tweet from iPhone 4GS’, etc., but hasn’t bought a laptop in 7 years. LOL, right.

    How greedily Disinfo readers gobble down these tasty morsels of Disinfo is hilarious. Disinfo is disinfo, whether it comes from one’s favorite or least favorite group.

  34.  Thanks for the input Sock-puppet. Go troll somewhere else…

  35. anyone with common sense would take the old laptop down to the warzone u flippin idiot

  36. anyone with common sense would take the old laptop down to the warzone u flippin idiot

  37. anyone with common sense would take the old laptop down to the warzone u flippin idiot

  38. anyone with common sense would take the old laptop down to the warzone u flippin idiot

  39. anyone with common sense would take the old laptop down to the warzone u flippin idiot

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