Cops vs. Protestor

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Gulf War 1 protest in Chicago in the early 90's. The gentleman being restrained was the leader of the Vets Against the War group and did absolutely nothing wrong. The cops were completely out of control. Shot with a Nikon 8008s on T-Max 400 B&W Film.

24 responses

  • Alex Hall

    Alex Hall said (6 Aug 2007):

    Business as usual for the police. Nice capture, very real.

  • colin maclean

    colin maclean said (2 Sep 2007):

    saw this in the latest issue, a fantastic reportage photograph, thank you for catching this and congratulations on a great piece in the mag!!

  • Jason DeFillippo

    Jason DeFillippo said (2 Oct 2007):

    Why thank you!

  • Ines Pasic

    Ines Pasic said (19 Oct 2007):

    Great photo!

  • Dana Harper

    Dana Harper said (1 Nov 2007):

    wow, powerful photo!

  • Pat Merino

    Pat Merino said (10 Nov 2007):

    This is what Vets have to put up with because they have a different view - we are living in a POLICE STATE !
    Remember the Vet - all of them - listen to them...
    We have been there and it sucks!!
    Great shot, Jason!

  • Frederic Frognier

    Frederic Frognier (Deleted) said (6 Dec 2007):

    Great capture! Awesome

  • Brittany Hailer

    Brittany Hailer said (8 Jan 2008):

    Such a strong image. Moving.

  • Leonardo Regnier

    Leonardo Regnier gave props (23 Apr 2008):

    Fantastic !!!!

  • Ullas Das

    Ullas Das gave props (13 May 2008):

    a+ .

  • Fran Ott

    Fran Ott gave props (21 May 2008):

    Excellent capture, so much for fredom of speech.

  • Eric Abernethy

    Eric Abernethy said (4 Jul 2008):

    F....king Pigs

  • Jules Hays

    Jules Hays gave props (23 Jul 2008):

    good tension built here

  • kombizz kashani

    kombizz kashani said (24 Jul 2008):

    nice documentary shot

  • Melissa Ott

    Melissa Ott gave props (2 Aug 2008):

    such a raw, intense shot

  • Daniel Rice

    Daniel Rice said (10 Aug 2008):

    gritty; nice capture

  • Tammy Rice

    Tammy Rice gave props (1 Nov 2008):

    amazing!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (11 Nov 2008):

    A very crappy treatment of a vet. Great capture.

  • Nicole Tammaro

    Nicole Tammaro said (16 Nov 2008):

    right on being there at a good time...that shot says what it should

  • C.S. Muncy

    C.S. Muncy said (1 Feb 2009):

    Sadly, I've found this to be the norm when it comes to police and protests. When I was in San Francisco in 2003, I had one of my wisdom teeth knocked out by a riot cop.

  • Jon Cheuvront

    Jon Cheuvront gave props (22 Aug 2009):

    Great work as usual

  • Joshua Ball

    Joshua Ball gave props (29 Jan 2010):

    Very hard hitting shot! Wow!

  • Uriel Lubuk

    Uriel Lubuk said (29 Jan 2010):

    lots to tell in this capture. awesome !!

  • Epin Hervin

    Epin Hervin gave props (18 Mar 2011):

    you uploaded photo at that date & it's like Stallone in the movie.

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