Hipster Cop Ironically Hates Music

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Hipster Cop Ironically Hates Music

Hipster Cop Ironically Hates Music
Mon, 5/21/2012

"Hipster Cop," a plainclothes detective with a love for Ralph Lauren, became an internet sensation last fall when he was spotted looking very fashionable while patrolling an Occupy Wall Street protest. Naturally, his photo spawned an internet meme a fake Facebook profile and even a GQ profile about his fashion sense. Well now, Hipster Cop, a.k.a. 45-year-old Rick Lee, is returning with the Occupy protests this spring. Check out this video of him yelling at musicians to turn down the music and threatening to revoke their sound permit. It looks like Lee wants to be less like a hipster and more like a cop now.

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