Tag: Dallas police shootings

Police cars sit at a checkpoint amid preparations for the arrival of visitors and delegates for the Republican National Convention, on July 16, 2016, in Cleveland, Ohio

After Dallas, Orlando, Baton Rouge … Will the RNC be Safe?

The convergence of anti-Trump protesters, Black Lives Matters groups and leftists, has raised questions about safety at the Republican National Convention. The execution of officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, Black Lives Matter protests after police shootings, and Islamic terrorist attacks in Orlando and France, has only heightened concerns.

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Cleveland Police Union: Open Carry at RNC Takes Away Our Resources

The president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association said he is a “Second Amendment guy” but asks people who are protesting at the Republican National Convention to leave their guns at home: “We will be watching you if you are carrying and this takes away our resources.”

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Kim Kardashian Posts Letter About ‘Systemic Racism’ After Dallas Police Shootings

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian posted a pro-Black Lives Matter letter on her website Friday about how she does not want to have to warn her son to “watch his back” or be “scared of police,” after five police officers were shot and killed and seven more wounded at a Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas, Texas.

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Snoop Dogg to L.A. Police: ‘We Are Here to Show Love and Support’ at March for Peace

Long Beach, California-based rapper Snoop Dogg held a press conference Friday with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck outside the Los Angeles Police Department’s headquarters, where the Grammy-nominated artist said, “We are here to show love and support to the Los Angeles Police Department.”