San Fransisco Chronicle, September 30
Authro: Justin Berton
In the past two days, a video of a San Francisco police officer arresting a skateboarder named Zach Stow has gone viral, prompting an online controversy: Did Stow deserve to be handcuffed and arrested, and was the arresting officer out of line when he threatened to break Stow's arm "like a twig" if he resisted?
Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/crime/detail?&entry_id=48696#ixzz0SyRGczP1
[Another example of the results of attempts of municipalities to block a form of physical activity selected by young people for themselves. Note the officer's recitation of where skateboarding is not permitted. -MH]