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D.C. on September 29, 2001 (Quotes from article on prospect of IMF/WB meeting)

One Metropolitan Police Department detective put it
even more bluntly. "Most of us are veterans," he
said. "We're going to go [to the protest] and take
care of business: kill, kill, kill."
In fact, by Tuesday afternoon, law enforcement officials were already forecasting doom for
the activists' plans. The terrorist attack, speculated G.G. Neill, chair of the D.C. Fraternal
Order of Police, would have an influence on the way any protests would be handled.

"It would be tough for the officers to deal with anything," Neill said. "I would think that the
American public wouldn't tolerate it. I don't think they would tolerate unruly protests.
Where does that leave us?"

It leaves the protesters, most likely, with zero tolerance. "I think you are going to see a
major switch," said a source within the Justice Department. "A lot of shit is going to
change. You have no choice. The general public is going to look and say, 'Enough is
enough.' There's going to be a tremendous backlash."

One Metropolitan Police Department detective put it even more bluntly. "Most of us are
veterans," he said. "We're going to go [to the protest] and take care of business: kill, kill,
kill."

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