MNPD officers use tear gas to clear the area of the Metro Courthouse.
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Portland Mayor, Police Bureau Tussle Over Tear Gas Ban
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and the police agency he oversees engaged in a public disagreement over his ban on use of tear gas during nightly protests, records show.
Portland mayor, police bureau tussle over tear gas ban, chief’s deference to his boss
In an email the mayor sent to Police Chief Chuck Lovell and other top bureau officials, Wheeler said he expects “unity throughout my administration,” not the public push-back he got from the law ...
City Council unanimously votes to restrict police usage of tear gas except in ‘serious situations’
The New Orleans City Council on Sept. 17 unanimously passed an ordinance to restrict the New Orleans Police Department and other law enforcement officers from using tear gas and other ...
Tear gas used against fleeing protesters without authorization
Madison campus and then up State Street by police, protesters seemed content to head home shortly before 2 a.m. on Aug. 26. Fires had been set on Uni ...
Federal officials stockpiled munitions, sought ‘heat ray’ device before clearing Lafayette Square, whistleblower says
A Defense Department official said the emails were a routine inventory check to determine what equipment was available.
National Guard major: Military police asked about using 'heat ray' against DC protesters
Developed by the military as a crowd dispersal tool, the ADS has largely been abandoned amid doubt of its effectiveness and ethical questions.
Military Considered Using Heat Ray to Clear Protesters for Trump's Photo Op: Report
Military police wanted to use a "heat ray" to clear protesters for Donald Trump's infamous "Bible photo op" on June 1, a whistle-blower has claimed. In sworn testimony, Major Adam DeMarco of the D.C.
Raleigh police used expired tear gas on George Floyd protesters, new report says | Raleigh News & Observer
Raleigh police used expired tear gas on protesters and, in at least one case, used tear gas on protesters in error, according to a new report released Tuesday. Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown ...
Protesters Were Supposed To Hear Warnings Before Federal Police Moved In. They Didn't
In June, federal police cleared peaceful protesters from a park by the White House. Lawyers now say U.S. Park Police violated a settlement that set out rules for engaging mass demonstrations in D.C.
Judge bans Detroit police from using tear gas, batons or rubber bullets against 'peaceful protesters'
Ruling grants 14-day restraining order sought by Detroit Will Breathe, which sued the department, alleging the use of "excessive force" ...
So much tear gas has been sprayed on Portland protesters that officials fear it's polluted the water
"Due to the unprecedented amount of tear gas products used within the downtown area over ... Justice Center, the courthouse and two parks because police used tear gas on protesters in those ...