Police use pepper-spray on protesters — including children — marching to Alamance polls Zachery Eanes and Carli Brosseau The News & Observer (Raleigh) Oct 31, 2020 Police used pepper spray to control protesters. A spokesman said 15 people were detained. It was at least the third time police deployed large amounts of pepper spray on the crowd, underscoring Drumwright’s accusation that the police … EVANSTON, Ill. - A protest in suburban Evanston turned violent Saturday night when officers pepper-sprayed people who allegedly threw bricks and lit fireworks at officers. Photograph: Anthony Crider/Reuters A s … Elections Police In N.C. Arrest, Pepper Spray Protesters During March To Polls Event By NPR News | October 31, 2020 Police in Graham, N.C., moved in on a march and rally to drive voter turnout, using pepper spray and making several arrests on the state’s last day of early voting. At the White House Saturday, police used pepper spray, tear gas and what appeared to be rubber bullets on protesters, seeking to push them back. Police deployed spray a second time after a protester seemed to lunge at an officer, who pushed the man back with his shield. At one point, an officer pepper-sprayed a protester in the face, while his colleagues charged at a group of demonstrators. The wrenching agony caused by excessive use of force by riot police on media people and protesters has been captured by an African American film ... Teargas and pepper spray … (AAP: Craig Golding)She said the force would be ready to respond in the same way on Thursday when the mining conference entered its final day. Police officers spray protesters shortly after a moment of silence during a get-out-the-vote march in Graham, North Carolina, on Saturday. Attorney General William Barr, who ordered the removal of the protesters before Trump’s photo op, insisted in an interview last week that pepper spray is “not a chemical irritant.” He also claimed protesters were “not peaceful,” though that is contradicted by extensive video coverage of law enforcement’s action. The UC Davis pepper-spray incident occurred on November 18, 2011, during an Occupy movement demonstration at the University of California, Davis.After asking the protesters to leave several times, university police pepper sprayed a group of student demonstrators as they were seated on a paved path in the campus quad. Videos posted on social media showed that the protesters had climbed on the statue and tied ropes around it, then tried to pull it off its pedestal. Police In N.C. Organizers say it was an act of voter suppression. Police pepper-spray protesters after fatal shooting. North Carolina police pepper-spray protesters marching to the polls Rebecca Falconer Officers in North Carolina used pepper spray on protesters and arrested eight people at a get-out-the-vote rally at Alamance County’s courthouse Saturday during the final day of early voting, the City of Graham Police Department confirmed. Around 10:50 p.m., some protesters … Police said they ordered people to disperse because they were blocking the road and deployed the pepper spray when they refused to comply. A video appear to show the police pepper spraying a man who yelled at them. Police deployed spray a second time after a protester seemed to lunge at an officer, who pushed the man back with his shield. Read full article. Protesters and Alamance County sheriff's deputies in riot gear face off in front of the courthouse in Graham on Saturday before pepper spray was used and several people were arrested. On October 31, police assaulted a group of about 200 Black adults, elders and children as young as age 3 in Graham, North Carolina, during an “I Am Change” march. Pennsylvania police pepper-spray protesters after fatal shooting Ricardo Munoz was fatally shot by a Lancaster police officer on Sunday afternoon. Students Pepper Sprayed While Protesting Former KKK Leader David Duke at Louisiana Senate Debate. Led by Rev. Police said officers used pepper spray and physical force when some protesters threw stones and tried to push through the cordon around the house. Around 10:50 p.m., some protesters … ... Police in Pennsylvania used pepper spray and chemical agents against demonstrators who gathered outside a police station Sunday night to protest the fatal shooting earlier that day of a man prosecutors said had run at an officer with a knife. It was a scenario that happened … CNN's Jake Tapper discusses this with Nikki Jones, professor of African American studies at … The climate protesters were ordered to disperse, having blocked the busy road with their sit-down demonstration all afternoon before police finally, and seemingly without provocation, unloaded with pepper spray canisters, hitting the seated protesters directly in the face as photos and videos from the scene purport to show. WUSA-TV in Washington reported that police used pepper spray to move protesters out of Lafayette Square, where the Jackson statue is located. Scores of protesters block a Downtown street and refuse to move until Columbus police officers deploy pepper spray. Close. After the organizers were arrested, Graham police officers began deploying pepper spray at protesters’ feet, driving them a block northward. Monitoring Desk Officers in North Carolina used pepper spray on protesters and arrested eight people at a get-out-the-vote rally at Alamance County’s courthouse Saturday during the final day of early voting, the City of Graham Police Department confirmed. Driving the news: The peaceful “I Am Change” march to the polls was organized by Rev. A … Protesters were surprised by the use of the spray.