Videos: 3 officers injured, 30 arrested during Oakland Trump protest
The extent of the officers’ injuries is unknown
By PoliceOne Staff
OAKLAND, Calif. — Three Oakland officers were injured and 30 people were arrested during the second night of protests against Donald Trump’s presidential victory.
After what began as a peaceful march, KTVU reported protesters threw rocks, bottles, fireworks, and molotov cocktails at officers during the demonstration.
Police told the station many protesters broke into smaller groups and began vandalizing the city.
Oakland police called for backup from 12 outside agencies to maintain order.
Police arrested 30 people, with charges ranging from assaulting an officer, vandalism, unlawful assembly, and possession of a firearm.
Another protest is planned for tonight.
Protest in Oakland ✊?✊?✊?✊?✊? pic.twitter.com/ciFNEQeTks— Trelly❕ (@OMGtrelly) November 10, 2016
Protest in Oakland is starting- speaker tells crowd it's not a crime to protest government decisions but warns them not to vandalize. pic.twitter.com/CXlIDwsyBd— Jenna Lyons (@JennaJourno) November 10, 2016
Some footage from the ground in Oakland of the Trump protest. You can hear the first shot of tear gas being deployed pic.twitter.com/Uc5aF9wG67— Him (@viaendz) November 10, 2016