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At Police Station Protest, Chicago BLM Activist Calls Looting "Reparations"

“I don’t care if someone decides to loot a Gucci or a Macy’s or a Nike store, because that makes sure that person eats,” Ariel Atkins, a BLM organizer, said. “That makes sure that person has clothes.”

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New Jersey Man Faces Felony Charges for Social Media Post of Police Officer

A New Jersey man faces felony charges after having posted an image of a police officer talking with a person who had allegedly threatened him at a Black Lives Matter demonstration in June.

Seattle Protesters' Lawsuit Says Their Need to Buy Armor to Protect Against Police Riot Response Violates Their First Amendment Rights

The lawsuit claims that protesters who take part in these rallies have to face the possibility of police response and “must purchase expensive equipment to be assured that they will be able to protest safely.”

Protest Targets Home of Colorado Officer Cleared in Fatal Shooting

In November, a grand jury ruled the officer-involved shooting of 19-year-old Bailey was justified, and cleared the involved officers, Alan Van't Land and Blake Evenson, of any wrongdoing.

Crowds and Fire

This summer’s riots have seen police response reined in by politicians who do not understand the similarities between mobs and wildfire, or who support the mobs.

Removing Officers from Schools is a Bad Idea

Activists want SROs out of schools and that could lead to really dangerous outcomes for some students.

Hackers Release Private Information on Officers Working Portland Unrest

Richard Cline, the Deputy Director of Operations for the Federal Protective Service, said the doxxing occurred despite attempts by the Portland police to hide the names of police officers overseeing the 55 solid days and nights of protests and riots around the city.

Chicago Police Ordered to Wear Protective Gear at Future Protests

Superintendent Brown said officers faced organized mob action “designed to provoke violent responses” during a protest that started peacefully but turned violent, leaving several officers and protesters injured.

Denver Pro Police Rally Attacked by Anti-Police Protesters

Lillian House, an organizer for the Party of Socialism and Liberation, said they planned the counter-protest because a celebration of police is “unacceptable.”

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Black Portland Officer Says He's Been Target of Racism from White BLM Supporters

“It’s been very eye-opening,” Jackson said during the briefing, adding that he’s witnessed more minorities among his counterparts than within the crowds of “violent” protesters.