"If you're wearing a belt, I highly recommend that you remove it!" a man in uniform shouted over the heads of the civilians standing obediently in front of him.
"That's rich," a man in the crowd muttered to his wife. "He says 'recommend,' but he means 'do it.' "
"Folks, I'm telling you," shouted a different uniformed officer. "You've got to empty your pockets!"
The scene might have been the...