Man Protests Police Department’s Violation of Speech Rights, So Cops Arrest Him

The chief of police of Stamford, Connecticut, personally oversaw the arrest of a protester who held a sign that criticized the police department’s disrespect for freedom of speech. In April, Michael Picard staged a protest outside the Stamford courthouse with a sign that read “Fuck Free Speech —Stamford PD.” Picard was showing support for a buddy, Michael Friend, who had been arrested earlier that month for standing around in public holding a sign warning drivers of a police checkpoint designed to catch and ticket distracted drivers.

Source: Man Protests Police Department’s Violation of Speech Rights, So Cops Arrest Him

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