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Deputy Inspector Johnny Cardona, who violently struck protester Felix Rivera-Pitre in the face for no discernible reason, will meet with City attorneys this week to discuss his legal strategy.
The Manhattan DA's office has announced that it will not prosecute the NYPD officer who appeared to pepper spray Occupy Wall Street protesters without provocation in a widely seen video.
Deputy Inspector Johnny Cardona sucker punched protester Felix Rivera-Pitre in front of a million flashing cameras.
The baby was just a glimmer in a Deputy Inspector's pepper-spray can until Occupy Wall Street came along.
"A lot of these incidents are the police department attempting to intimidate people, trying to scare them away from demonstrating."
The Manhattan DA's office has dropped charges against an Occupy Wall Street protester in a case in which the protester's attorney was poised to subpoena Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna.
"The outright lies of Deputy Commissioner Browne have been conclusively refuted….Someone needs to send a message that the conduct engaged in by Bologna and Cardona is criminal."
"Let's remember who created the atmosphere. He didn't do anything wrong using the pepper spray."
"I think he allowed his emotions to get the best of him."
Despite the somewhat shark-jumping designation of "The Protester" as Time Magazine's Person of the Year, it's difficult to imagine something that so thoroughly engulfed the public discourse at the end of 2011 as Occupy Wall Street. Click through to see our top five most salient moments of the movement.
A mysterious altercation between pedestrians and police culminates with pepper spray and a beatdown.
However, unlike Bologna's pepper-spraying, Cardona's punch is not currently being investigated by the NYPD's own Internal Affairs Bureau.
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