I got soaked by a water cannon covering a weekend of rioting.
Both police and protesters had anticipated some violence in Hamburg, but everyone seemed surprised with how quickly it escalated.
"My inflatable crocodile works as a shield against police batons, and as a seat. It also just lightens the mood."
The Toronto Police Commander Who Detained G20 Protesters in 2010 Has Been Found Guilty of Unlawful Arrests
Superintendent Mark Fenton took the fall for using a controversial "kettling" tactic, but many think accountability needs to go higher up the chain of command.
The message behind the "cop's cop" moniker is clear; it means that Saunders relates with rank-and-file officers and, more importantly, that he will be loyal to them and to the dominant policing culture in Toronto.
Protesting in the heat is fucking horrible.