Riot Police May Incite Violence Among Protesters Instead Of Preventing It, UC Berkeley Researchers Find
Do police in riot gear and the tactics and equipment they use on protesters such as ini Ferguson, Mo. and the Occupy movement in the Bay Area prevent violent clashes or incite them?
Protesters rallying against a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy who fatally shot a 13-year-old boy clashed with police in riot gear in front of Santa Rosa City Hall Tuesday evening.
Police at Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza deployed tear gas on protesters Tuesday night during a demonstration over Tuesday morning’s raid of the “Occupy Oakland” encampment.