Words : Chandler Shortlidge. The gruesome May 25th death of George Floyd at the hands of a white Minneapolis police officer has set off a wave of protests in the US and around the world. In Tehran, Iranian citizens held a candle-light vigil in honor of year-old Floyd. That dynamic has now reached a flashpoint in the US, where protests and riots have erupted in almost every major city, causing widespread property damage. Videos of police stealing water from protesters, violently knocking over an eldery man , aggressively driving through crowds, shooting at and even blinding journalists with rubber bullets, and callusly pepper-spraying almost anyone in their vicinity — including a US Congresswoman — have repeatedly gone viral across social media. While some in uniform, like Atlanta Chief of Police Erika Shields , have shown public support for the protesters, their message is undercut by the volatile and ongoing reality of police brutality in America.
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Shields had served in the position since December Shields will continue with the department in a role to be determined. Former Assistant Police Chief Rodney Bryant will serve as interim police chief as the city immediately launches a national search for new leadership to repair trust within the community. The move comes just hours after a man, identified as Rayshard Brooks, was. Bottoms expressed condolences to the family of Brooks.