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Police Practices During Protests

Police in riot gear in front of a protest at the Ohio Statehouse.
Jo Ingles
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Statehouse News Bureau
Police in riot gear in front of a protest at the Ohio Statehouse.

As protests continue against racial injustice around the country, police departments have used a variety of tactics against the crowds.

Some officers march and kneel with protestors, while some indiscriminately use pepper spray. Research shows that when police officers escalate the use of force, the situation worsens.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, we take a look at policing practices during civil unrest.

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