District of Columbia Civil Disorder
This is a general Thread to Discuss civil strife in District of Columbia where protests are causing clashes with authorities.
When riots happen in District of Columbia how are they normally quelled?
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DC Mayor Muriel Bowser demands President Trump remove from the city federal law enforcement and military brought in for protests. Bowser, who has publicly battled with Trump about protests over the death of George Floyd, said she’s ended the state of emergency in Washington as it relates to the demonstrations. Ref. USAToday.
Capitol Police arrest Virginia man who tried to pass security with 'unauthorized' inauguration credential, guns and over 500 rounds of ammo. Police in Washington, D.C., on Friday arrested a Virginia man who allegedly tried to pass through a security checkpoint with unregistered handguns and hundreds of rounds of ammunition, according to officials. Wesley Allen Beeler, 31, was arrested after police found two unregistered handguns, 509 rounds of ammunition, and other weapons, all in his truck, according to a police report. Ref. USAToday.
I heard that the man in this case was released after a court hearing. That was pretty quick considering the fact that he lots of ammo, unregistered gun and no permission to go where he wanted to go.
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Shooting outside Nationals Park in D.C. Causes panic; two injured, Padres-Nationals game suspended. The shooting occurred outside the third base gate, the Nationals organization said, halting play in the sixth inning as gunshots could be heard inside the stadium. Source 5j.