Combative Body Language Will Lead to Arrest

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After viewing dozens of OWS protest videos, I've managed to uncover a 'triggering' mechanism that seems to set the NYPD personnel into an arrest frenzy.

There are two protest behaviors that get drastically different responses from the N.Y. Police:

Protest Behavior Usually Leading to Arrest:

Protest Behavior Usually Communicating a Non Threat to the Officer - thus - No Arrest is Made!

Law enforcement is trained to interpret YELLING TO THE TOP OF YOUR LUNGS! as 'combative behavior' ... This must be understood by the protester. Combative behavior is usually the precursor to assault. Yes, I know this sounds too simple minded, but that's just how the officer's 'think'.

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