PHOTOS: Compilation of protests around the USA in the past 10 years, see where Lakewood stands

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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: Police and demonstrators clash in downtown Washington after a limo was set on fire following the inauguration of President Donald Trump on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. Washington and the entire world have watched the transfer of the United States presidency from Barack Obama to Donald Trump, the 45th president. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  • 2011 – Occupy Wall Street (Brooklyn Bridge protests). Demonstrators blocked the bridge and more than 700 people were arrested. New York, New York
  • 2011 – Occupy Wall Street Oakland protests riots. October. Protesters shattered windows, set fires, and plastered buildings with graffiti. Riot police fired heavy amounts of tear gas on the protesters.

  • 2012 – NATO 2012 Chicago Summit, May. Conflict between riot police and protesters. Dozens of demonstrators clubbed and arrested.

  • 2012 – Anaheim police shooting and protests, July 28. Violence erupted after multiple shootings in the neighborhood by police that included unarmed Manuel Diaz. 24 people were arrested

  • 2013 – Flatbush Riots, March 11, Riots in Brooklyn, New York after the death of Kimani Gray who was shot and killed by NYPD – lots of looting and rioting – few arrests.
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  • 2014 – Ferguson unrest, Ferguson and St. Louis, Missouri, August 10 and November 24. Following the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer, protests erupt in the streets. Police respond with riot gear, tear gas, sound canons, police dogs, concussion grenades, rubber bullets, pepper balls, wooden bullets, beanbag rounds, tasers, pepper spray, and armored vehicles. Tons of damage, arrests, looting and damage
  • 2014 – New York, New York, and Berkeley, California – After prosecutors and a grand jury refused to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner, violent protests erupted in New York City and other cities.

  • 2015 – 2015 Baltimore protests, April 25–28. Days of protests break out following the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. 34 people are arrested and 15 Officers injured after rioting and looting break out. Gray’s funeral was held on April 27 and followed by further protests and looting. Governor Hogan had preemptively activated the Maryland National Guard, while the Maryland State Police had activated at least 500 officers.
Protesters jump on a car at a rally to protest the death of Freddie Gray who died following an arrest in Baltimore, Maryland April 25, 2015. More than 1,000 demonstrators chanting “shut it down” marched through Baltimore on Saturday to protest the death of a black man who died after being taken into police custody. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

  • 2016 – Donald Trump Chicago rally protest, March 11. Five people arrested and two police officers injured during a demonstration at the UIC Pavilion.

  • 2016 –  Sacramento riot, June 26, A confrontation between white nationalists and left-wing counter protesters at the California State Capitol. Ten people were hospitalized for stabbing and laceration wounds.
  • 2016 – Anti-Trump protests, Nov. 9-27. As a result of Donald Trump elected as 45th President of the U.S., thousands protested across twenty-five American cities, and unrest broke out in downtown Oakland, California, and Portland, Oregon. In Oakland, over 40 fires started and police officers were injured.

2016 Portland, Oregon riots, Nov. 10-12, Protests leading to riots broke out in reaction to Trump’s election. 113 arrested.

  • 2017 – Anti-Trump protests at the inauguration in Washington, D.C., January 20. Objects were thrown at police, businesses damaged, and a limousine was set on fire. More than 230 were arrested.
WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 20: Police and demonstrators clash in downtown Washington after a limo was set on fire following the inauguration of President Donald Trump on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. Washington and the entire world have watched the transfer of the United States presidency from Barack Obama to Donald Trump, the 45th president. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

  • 2017 – Anaheim, California protests, February 21, protesters demonstrate after police officer grabs boy and fires his gun. Protesters damage property and throw bottles and rocks at police.
  • 2017 – Unite the Right rally, Charlottesville, Virginia, August 11–12. At a Unite the Right rally of white nationalists and white supremacists opposing the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee, rally attendees and counter-protesters clashed, sometimes violently. A woman was killed and 19 others injured when a rally attendee drove his car into a crowd of counter-protestors.

  • 2017 –  St. Louis protests, beginning September 15, large protests erupted when police officer Jason Stockley was found not guilty of murder in the shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith on December 20, 2011. Some of the protests turned destructive and the police became violent. Windows were broken at Mayor Lyda Krewson’s house…
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  • 2018 – Patriot Prayer, Portland Police declare riot as members of alt-right Patriot Prayer group clash with left-wing Antifa in downtown Portland on June 30th 2018. Over 9 people arrested. Lots of bloody brawls and clashes.

2019 – Lakewood NJ, Kumzitz event was canceled. Bochurim took to the streets to sing songs outside the home of an individual they say was responsible for its cancelation. No violence, one arrested for kicking a car – causing no damage. Dozens of Police from multiple townships, pepper spray, and K9 units dispersed the crowd. A few people were really protesting, the rest were watching the incredible Police show. Of course, haters are calling this a mob – but watch the video, compare it to the others and decide for yourself.

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4 COMMENTS

    • Who blamed the police in this article? Its about the protesters behaving well…
      We will blame Police in another article – pending Howell’s response…

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