Brown University to stop-and-punish the anti-Ray Kelly protestors

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The Brown University students that booed NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly off stage during a speech last week don't have to deal with Kelly's stop-and-frisk tactics at their Rhode Island campus. But those protestors will be stopped and will be punished, the University announced today.

Brown President Christina Paxson wrote in a letter to the Brown community Wednesday that the Ivy League University would not tolerate incidents like last week's fracas, when organized protestors shouted down a planned Kelly speech. "This is a violation of the University’s Code of Student Conduct," Paxson wrote in a statement. "If we are to prevent similar episodes in the future, these standards of conduct must be upheld and enforced."

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