Portland Police Barred From Using Tear Gas to Control Crowds: Mayor

Portland police officers cannot use tear gas to control crowds during protests and riots, Mayor and Police Commissioner Ted Wheeler announced Thursday. "Its time for everyone to reduce the violence in our community. We all want change. We all have the opportunity and obligation to create change. We all want to focus on the fundamental issue at hand—justice for Black people and all people of color," Wheeler, a Democrat, said in a video statement. "Thats why, as Police Commissioner, effective immediately and until further notice, I am directing the Portland Police to end the use of CS gas for crowd control." CS gas is another name forRead More From Source

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