لحظات تاریخی زانو زدن پلیس آمریکا در برابر “اراده مردم” و واکنش تظاهر کنندگان

Ryan Ao captured this moment with his camera, as Portland police officers took a knee with protesters in downtown Portland on Sunday, May 31, 2020. Sunday marks the third day of protests in Portland over the death of George Floyd. Some language may be offensive to some viewers.
“We are with you, we’re not against you.”
Bellevue, WA police chief Steve Mylett addresses the crowd gathering to protest the death of George Floyd. Mylett condemns the four officers involved in #GeorgeFloyd‘s death and other police-involved deaths – and how his police force is learning and moving forward. Mylett also speaks to KOMO’s Molly Shen afterwards about the conversation.
Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas and KCPD Police Chief Rick Smith spoke with protestors on the Plaza Monday afternoon. After some heated discussion, the whole group took a knee and observed a moment of silence for George Floyd.
“Policing here is not something we do to a community, it’s something we do with our community,” Police Chief Andrew Smith said.
Sheriff Chris Swanson is gaining attention after he removed his riot gear and walked with protesters in Flint, Michigan. He said he wanted demonstrators to know he supports them.
New Bedford residents Shakira Duarte, Seanna Brum and Christian Romero worked together to organize a Black Lives Matter protest in New Bedford this past weekend, and a police officer that was patrolling their protest, ended up joining.
On May 31, protesters demonstrated in both the City of Oakley and then moved on to the City of Brentwood in what was a peaceful demonstration — which should be a model for the rest of the nation. Oakley Police Chief Eric Christensen took a knee and chatted with protesters while Brentwood Police Chief Tom Hansen did the same — even addressing them saying change was on the way. Unlike the rest of the county where looting and violence occurred such as in Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Danville and other areas, a group of nearly 250 people remained peaceful and respectful during their 3-hour demonstration demanding justice for George Floyd, changes in police policy and demanding no more police brutality. Note – this is raw video (unedited) from the event.
Members of various police departments were filmed kneeling in unity alongside protesters as demonstrations following George Floyd’s death continue.
protesters donating water to police and thanking them
“I know y’all out here doing your job, I ain’t mad at you. I know you’re not the ones that are doing it to us.” Watch this Black protester bring water to Pennsylvania State Police and thank them for their service.
Protesters and police officers hugged and prayed together during the fourth night of protests against police violence in downtown Lexington.
The aftermath of George Floyd’s death has sparked protests nationwide and beyond, with thousands gathering across the globe in recent days to express backlash against systemic racism and police brutality. Though parts of demonstrations have turned violent, some law enforcement officers are also showing solidarity and voicing their own support for those demanding civic change. Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson took off his helmet to assure protesters in Flint, Mich., that he and his team were there to not only protect and serve but encourage citizens to exercise their rights. Other moving moments have been captured between authorities and citizens, from sharing hugs to taking knees and more.
Woman hugs officer after Fayetteville police kneel in support of protests
IMPD officers and Indiana State Police troopers walked with protesters outside the Governor’s Residence Monday night.
Officers in the New York borough of Queens were asked to show solidarity before the names were read out of African Americans who have died during encounters with police.
Police officers in Trenton, N.J. took a knee in solidarity with protesters calling for an end to police brutality. The powerful moment was captured Sunday afternoon as more than 1,000 people marched to police headquarters.
Tracy Police Chief Sekou Millington says it was good to be there and show solidarity with other citizens in the middle of a divided nation. | Protesters, police officers join in a prayer circle during George Floyd protests in Tracy.
Peaceful protesters and police say they are refusing to be defined by the violence of the past few days.
The highest-ranking uniformed member of the NYPD took a knee to show his support for protesters at Washington Square Park. A visibly emotional Chief of Department Terence Monahan took a knee and hugged George Floyd protesters at the park on Monday evening. This happened after a few people threw bottles at the cops and a peaceful organizer with a megaphone approached Monahan and he spoke to the crowd. Monahan said the protest leader asked the chief to take a knee with him for peace.
A police chief in Houston, Texas, was welcomed with cheers as he gave an impassioned speech to a crowd of protesters demanding justice for George Floyd. ‘We will march as a department with everybody in this community. I will march until I can’t stand no more,’ said Art Acevedo. ‘[Houston] is a city where blacks and whites and browns and legal and illegal all get together, because we judge each other by the content of our hearts’
A crowd of protesters erupted in cheers as Boston Police officers took a knee.
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