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St. Petersburg Police at its finest? A frame-by-frame analysis of the Brawl at City Hall

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Hopefully not lost in the chaos of yesterday’s fight at City Hall over the City Council’s decision to vacate the sidewalk in front of BayWalk is the fact that this incident was clearly mishandled by the St. Petersburg Police. Look at the videos (here and here) frame-by-frame and yjudge for yourself: The first sign of trouble is right after the vote when opponents of the plan begin standing up – some even approaching the dias – while yelling at the…

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