Man outed as undercover cop condemns police brutality, calls #OWS “our Birmingham”

Man Outed As Undercover Cop At Occupy Oakland Condemns Police Brutality, Supports The Movement
By Zaid Jilani on Nov 10, 2011 at 1:35 pm

Shavies thinks his fellow police officers are over-using heavy-handed tactics.

Across the country, police have used undercover and/or plainsclothed police officers to monitor occupations and protests that are a part of the 99 Percent Movement. Earlier today, the Tennessean published excerpts from emails sent by the Tennessee Highway Patrol that confirmed not only that police were infiltrating Occupy Nashville but that they were hoping for the movement’s demise.

In a video released last month, Oakland Police Officer Fred Shavies was outed as one of these plainsclothed officers at Occupy Oakland.

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