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Police departments withdraw from security agreements for Democratic convention, some citing directive on crowd munitions

USATODAY.com Tuesday, 28 July 2020 ()
Some of departments cited orders to Milwaukee's police chief to cease the use of tear gas and pepper spray during demonstrations.
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With less than three weeks until the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales said more than 100 law enforcement agencies are no longer assisting with DNC security due to concerns over potential new policies regarding crowd control including the use of tear...

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Officers’ use of tear gas against protesters was among the issues that led to Alfonso Morales’s removal from his post.
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