Epic Cop Fail: Or How Obama Won The Election, and I Spent The Night in Central Booking

UPDATE: Vindication—the Civilian Review Board ruled my arrest was a false arrest.

You can read my account about this the epic and pointless law enforcement failure in City Paper.

And to see how a properly trained police department reacted to a much larger post-election celebration in Richmond, read this.

And if you want to see the type of "criminal" activity that resulted in 15 arrests, see Tim Castlen's excellent flickr set.