Occupy Chicago activists on Tuesday disseminated over the Internet photos of a man and woman — nicknamed “Mo” and “Gloves” — who they believe are the officers or informants whose undercover work led to the arrests of NATO Summit protesters on bomb charges.
The Chicago Police Department won’t confirm or deny whether the man and woman are cops or snitches — but police Supt. Garry McCarthy called the release of the pictures unethical and “personally disgusting.”
“I have never seen it done before,” McCarthy said.
You've never seen it done before because it's usually illegal. There's a Federal statute about releasing photos of undercover officers prior to court cases to prevent exactly what the lawyers are claiming they don't want - violence against undercover agents, compromising active investigations and jeopardizing court cases.