Tuesday, June 09, 2020

New KCPD Tactics Help Calm Protesters On 12th Day Of Kansas City Demonstrations

#BlackLivesMatter continue to protest throughout the city BUT the gatherings are smaller and there hasn't been any violence in a few days.

Here's part of the reason why . . .

KCPD's new approach at protests has calmed crowds, eased tension, protesters say

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As protests continue, tensions are starting to ease between protesters and police in Kansas City. The Kansas City Police Department said its been taking a different approach in response to the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests. " They've been escorting the march, which is all we've asked them to do all along," protester Sophia Flowers said.

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

which is all we've asked them to do all along," protester Sophia Flowers said.

Giiirrrrl, whatever.

Anonymous said...

“As soon as they stopped escalating and began to adopt deescalation tactics, you saw a deescalation of violence,” protester Erik Crawford said.

Giiirrrrl, whatever. deescalation was and is not just the police's responsibility.

Anonymous said...

Deescalation should be embraced by the initiators of riot, ie the police.

Anonymous said...

Funny, these people above questioning the tactic when, surprise, it worked.

Just admit you hate brown people and would rather they just stay in their place and move along.

Anonymous said...

"Deescalation should be embraced by the initiators of riot, ie the police."

Whaaaa???? That's crazy talk. You must be from Johnson County and you misspelled de-escalation.

Anonymous said...

People don’t hate brown people.