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Corrupt Rep. Issa, Chamber of Commerce Using Police Union to Squash Occupy DC?

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The police union in Washington, DC, claims crime in the District has gone up because officers that would normally be on patrol are monitoring the Occupy DC protests. The chairman of DC's Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), Kristopher Baumann, wrote a letter to DC Mayor Vincent Gray urging him to apologize for using misinformation in statements on the use of police resources for the ongoing protests.

Most significantly, the letter asserts that statistics show there has been a seventeen percent increase in violent crime and a fourteen percent increase in crime as a result of neighborhood officers being used to patrol Occupy DC. CC'ed on the letter are the following: Darrell Issa, Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Jack Evans, a member of the Council of the District of Columbia...

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