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Albany Police Defy Orders And Refuse To Arrest Occupy Albany Protesters: ‘These People Were Not Causing Trouble’

The Albany Times Union is reporting that police officers in Albany, New York defied orders from Mayor Gerald Jennings — who was under pressure from Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) — to enforce an 11 p.m. curfew on the park where Occupy Albany was encamped. “We don’t have those resources, and these people were not causing trouble,” said one police official. “The bottom line is the police know policing, not the governor and not the mayor.” (HT: @allisonkilkenny)