Police Officers usually warn demonstrators to stop if they believe that
the demonstrators are engaging in illegal activities, demonstrators will sometimes participate in activities that may subject them to arrest
without being arrested. There is some risk of arrest nonetheless. Other demonstrators engage in peaceful but unlawful activities to be ar-
rested as a form of protest called “civil disobedience.” A short list of activities engaged in at demonstrations is provided below.
Protected Activites[....] Wearing a mask or concealing your face
Blocking street traffic
Blocking pedestrian right of way
Harassing or accosting poassers -by
Inciting a crowd to imminent violence or illegal activity
Entering or remaining on other property after being informed that you are
Violence against any person
Destruction of property
However, wearing a mask or concealing your identity, while engaging in
unlawful activity, can act as a penalty enhancer.
Other activities seen at demonstrations that may be illegal include: Resisting arrest or obstructing an officer (see reverse), fastening signs
(other than to bulletin boards generally open for posting information), littering, or using excessive noise.