An Occupy Oakland protester was injured by a police-fired projectile that struck his leg early Thursday morning. Photograph by Noah Berger/AP

An Occupy Oakland protester was injured by a police-fired projectile that struck his leg early Thursday morning. Photograph by Noah Berger/AP

Occupy Wall Street: Oakland Protests

Protester injured by police-fired projectile
Protester injured by police-fired projectile

An Occupy Oakland protester was injured by a police-fired projectile that struck his leg early Thursday morning. Photograph by Noah Berger/AP

Occupy Oakland police line
Occupy Oakland police line

After a Wednesday protest that was largely peaceful, things turned toward destruction late Wednesday and early Thursday as hundreds painted graffiti, broke windows, and set fires. Above, Sheriff's deputies formed a line on protesters Thursday morning. Photograph by Noah Berger/AP

Fire and tear gas at Oakland protests
Fire and tear gas at Oakland protests

Occupy Wall Street protesters set fires, spray-painted banks, and shut down the fifth-busiest port in the nation on Wednesday as police used tear gas and other projectiles to clear streets. Started in downtown Manhattan 48 days ago, the protests have spread to cities across the world. Above, an Occupy Oakland protester waves a flag next to a bonfire in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. Photograph by Jeff Chiu/AP

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Scott Olsen injured
Scott Olsen injured

Above, Occupy Oakland demonstrators carry Scott Olsen, an Iraq war veteran hit in the head and seriously injured by an object fired by police October 25. The Oakland protests took on a different feel after Olsen was injured. He has since become a rallying cry and symbol of police brutality at protests around the country. Photograph by Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images

Tear gas
Tear gas

Police fired tear gas and other projectiles at protesters in the early morning hours of Thursday, Nov. 3. Above, protester Mike Clift ran from tear gas fired by police. Photograph by Noah Berger/AP

General strike march
General strike march

Protesters gathered as part of the general strike called for by Occupy Oakland on Nov. 2. The gathering was followed by a march to Oakland's port, the fifth-largest in the nation, which was shut down by protesters. Photograph by Eric Thayer/Getty

Guy Fawkes day approaches
Guy Fawkes day approaches

The Guy Fawkes mask, worn by a protester on top of a parked semi truck in Oakland on Wednesday, Nov. 2, above, has become a symbol of the Occupy movement. November 5, known as Guy Fawkes Day, commemorates when Guy Fawkes was caught in a plot to blow up parliament. The day has been deemed Bank Transfer Day by protesters encouraging citizens to move funds out of banks and into non-profit credit unions. Photograph by Jeff Chiu/AP

Oakland citywide strike
Oakland citywide strike

Occupy Oakland called for residents to take the day off work as a large-scale citywide strike on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Above, thousands of Wall Street protesters marched through the streets of Oakland. Photograph by Noah Berger/AP

Businesses honor strike
Businesses honor strike

Some businesses honored the sentiment of the Occupy Oakland general strike and shut down in solidarity with the protests. Above, a sign in the window of a Men's Wearhouse store in Oakland on Nov. 2. Photograph by Justin Sullivan/Getty

Banks targeted
Banks targeted

The ATM of a Chase bank ATM was covered with caution tape during the Occupy Oakland protests on Wednesday, Nov. 2, in Oakland, Calif. Photograph by Noah Berger/AP

Supermarket spray-painted
Supermarket spray-painted

Some members of the protests spray-painted businesses, such as the supermarket above, during the Occupy demonstration on Nov. 2, in Oakland, California. Photograph by Eric Thayer/Getty Images

Anti-violence message
Anti-violence message

Not everyone approved of the way some protesters destroyed property, as evidenced by the note taped to the broken window of a Chase Bank branch in downtown Oakland during protests on Nov. 2. Photograph by Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images

March on the port
March on the port

Thousands of protesters marched on the Port of Oakland, the fifth-largest in the nation, on Wednesday, Nov. 2. The port was shut down for the night. Photograph by Eric Thayer/Getty Images

Thousands of Protesters
Thousands of Protesters

Thousands of Occupy Wall Street protesters through Oakland, Calif., to the port of Oakland on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Photograph by Jeff Chiu/AP

At the Port of Oakland
At the Port of Oakland

Protesters settled in at the Port of Oakland as the march arrived at the port during Occupy Oakland's general strike on Nov. 2. Photograph by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Occupy trucks
Occupy trucks

Protesters waved flags from the tops of trucks after thousands marched to the Port of Oakland as part of Occupy Oakland's general strike, on Nov. 2. Photograph by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Oakland port closed
Oakland port closed

Protesters stand atop trucks at the Port of Oakland, which was shut down after thousands marched to the port as part of a citywide strike on Nov. 2. Photograph by Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images

Anarchy symbol at protests
Anarchy symbol at protests

The Occupy Oakland protests turned to destruction at times, with spray-painting like the above anarchy symbol painted on an entrance to a building at 1333 Broadway after a protest on Thursday, Nov. 3. Photograph by Noah Berger/AP

Capitalism is over!
Capitalism is over!

Protesters painted slogans on various objects, including a utility box at the Port of Oakland, above. Thousands marched to the port, which was shut down, during a protest on Nov. 2. Photograph by Eric Thayer/Getty Images