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ENTIRE emergency response team of Buffalo Police Department resigns over suspension of cops who pushed elderly protester
5 Jun, 2020
All 57 members of the Buffalo Police Department’s Emergency Response Team have quit their unit in protest after two officers were suspended without pay over their unprovoked attack on an elderly peaceful protester.
The officers resigned from their positions en masse on Friday after their colleagues were suspended without pay the previous night as a “show of support and disgust,” local media reported. They have not quit the police department entirely, however.
The Erie County District Attorney is investigating an incident – caught on video – in which two members of the Emergency Response Team pushed a 75-year-old demonstrator to the ground in the process of clearing the area in front of the Buffalo City Hall. While they initially claimed the man fell, video later emerged showing the men shoving him without apparent provocation.
Read more at https://www.rt.com/usa/490987-buffalo-riot-police-unit-resign/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Email