The Gainesville Sun: “The cost of policing the Dove World Outreach Center for the planned Quran burning that never happened is expected to come to about $100,000 each for the Gainesville Police Department and the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, officials say.”
See also “Planning to Burn a Koran = $200,000 Bill from the Government for Policing Costs?” The article by UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh says,
“Except that charging people money for extra policing, because of a fear that thugs would react violently to their speech, is unconstitutional, see Forsyth County v. Nationalist Movement (1992).”
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