Occupy Denver: Riot Squad Uses Pepper Spray, Rubber Bullets

Westword | October 29, 2011
There are few scarier sights than that of 100 police officers putting on gas masks. The largest showing of police force yet graced Occupy Denver's weekly rally today when state and city police reacted to the renewed presence of tents.


Back in 1977, Denver was booming. Thousands of Baby Boomers were fleeing the coasts, lured to Colorado by the climate, the scenery, the promise of endlessly flowing Coors. But with the deluge came a dilemma: so many young, active people...
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