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CA Governor Orders CHP to Increase Presence in Shopping Areas After Looting at Luxury Retailers

“The level of organized retail theft we are seeing is simply unacceptable,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said. “Businesses and customers should feel safe while doing their holiday shopping.”

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Activists Threaten New NYPD Mayor with Riots if Anti-Crime Units Re-Established

“If he thinks that they’re going to go back to the old ways of policing, then we are going to take to the streets again. There will be riots, there will be fire and there will be bloodshed because we believe in defending our people,” said Hawk Newsome, co-founder of Black Lives Matter of Greater New York, after a heated meeting with Adams in Brooklyn Borough Hall.

Protests, Looting Erupts in Minneapolis Suburb After Fatal Police Shooting

Another group of protesters broke into about 20 businesses at a regional shopping center, with some businesses looted, according to the police and local media reports.

MN Chief Says Officer Drew Gun Instead of Taser in Fatal Traffic Stop Shooting

In the clip, the officer can be heard shouting "I'll tase you." Video shows her duty pistol in her hand.

1,000 Looters Turn Philly Retail Zone into "Total Loss"

In the second night of unrest in Philadelphia after the Monday shooting of Walter Wallace Jr. by police, police say 1,000 looters descended on retail stores in the Port Richmond neighborhood.

Santa Monica Chief Steps Down After Criticism Over Riot Response

The police chief of the Los Angeles-area beach city of Santa Monica is stepping down amid anger over her department's response to protests and riots following the death of George Floyd.

2 Minneapolis Officers Seriously Injured in Overnight Riot

Two officers with the Minneapolis Police Department were seriously injured—and hospitalized—Wednesday night as protesters became violent, and began damaging property and looting local stores.

Teen Arrested for Killing 2 During Kenosha Protest

The shooting happened just before midnight Tuesday. Earlier on Wednesday, Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said authorities were searching for a possible "vigilante" who was seen in several social media videos running through the area with a long gun.

Chicago PD Assigns 1,000 Officers to Weekend Anti-Looting Operations

"If that means deploying stop-strip to puncture your tire, if you're caravanning cars to loot, we will disable your car to prevent the caravan," Brown said Thursday. "And we will work very hard to do so. If that means deploying tow trucks to impound your cars that are caravanning, CPD will do so."

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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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