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Rochester Officers Assaulted in Station, Protester Charged

The officers, the department said, were transported to a local hospital along with a third officer who was injured during the incident.

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Former MN Officer Derek Chauvin Released on $1 Million Bond

Derek Chauvin, who is charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and man-slaughter, was released from Oak Park Heights prison, where he had been held since May 31.

NY Supreme Court Orders Review of Eric Garner Case

A New York Supreme Court judge has ordered a public inquiry into the case of Eric Garner, who died while in police custody in 2014.

Police Leaders Asked Rochester Not to Release Prude Video That Sparked Riots

Deputy Chief Mark Simmons cited the “current climate” in the city and the nation in a June 4 email advising then-Chief La’ron Singletary to press the city’s lawyers to deny a Prude family lawyer’s public records request for the footage of the March 23 encounter that led to his death.

Rochester Police Chief Steps Down Over Attacks on "Character and Integrity"

Chief La'Ron Singletary said in a statement that he was honored to serve the city in upstate New York for 20 years and commended his staff. However, he said the protests and criticism of his handling of the investigation into the March 23 incident "are an attempt to destroy my character and integrity."

Arizona Police Chief Offers Resignation Following In-Custody Death

Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus offered his resignation during a press conference on Wednesday, during which video footage was shown of an incident in April that led to the in-custody death of a man named Carlos Ingram Lopez.

Dismantling Law Enforcement

The protests over the George Floyd in-custody death quickly shifted from "Justice for George" to defunding and even abolishing police departments.

Dozens of Officers Injured in Nationwide Riots

The total number of officers nationwide injured in the weeklong rioting remains unclear, and the destruction of property is estimated to be multiple millions of dollars. An untold number of rioters have been arrested for failing to comply with commands to disperse, and numerous otherwise-peaceful protesters have been injured by those who have turned violent during public gatherings.

Minneapolis Police Precinct Burned in Riots

Rioters broke into the precinct around 10 p.m. local time, after police on the rooftop previously tried to disperse a gathering crowd using "flash bang" shots and tear gas.

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4 Officers Fired Over Suspect's Death, Violent Protests Erupt in Minneapolis

At about 6 p.m., the protest turned into a march towards the 3rd Precinct, where it is believed that the as yet officially unidentified officers worked. Some protesters started vandalizing the building, shattering a window and spray painting squad cars.