“Deanna Johnson, an Occupy UC Davis protester, noted in an email that its authors spoke with just five UCD students during a series of meetings with representatives from the campuses.
“‘The Robinson-Edley report constitutes a call for a less-visible, but equally ruthless, form of suppression of campus dissent…,’ she wrote. ‘It recommends more administration, more personnel and time devoted to monitoring protesters and more on-campus policing—more training in ‘hands-on’ pain techniques, less reliance on outside agencies, etc.
“‘So, in the wake of the police violence caused by the UC administration’s efforts to suppress resistance to its ongoing privatization plan, and in the wake of the blinding administrative incompetence shown in the Reynoso (task force) report (on the UCD pepper-spraying), we are to see more policing and more administration.
“‘That is to say: this report calls for the UC police force to be brought under increasingly strict control by an obviously out-of-control administration.’
[full article (Davis Enterprise)]