All the weather have been in place right here Friday night for violent clashes outdoors a fundraiser that includes polarizing former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio. But the Fresno Police Department was decided to calm issues down and keep away from making arrests.
The effort gained respect from protesters who might agree on little else.
“We have to be the voice of calm,” mentioned Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer. “And when we do walk into the middle of it, we know at times it’s with risk and that there’s always a potential we’re going to be the ones injured. But it’s well worth it.”
At the guts of the protest was the speech by Arpaio, who was convicted for actions associated to alleged racial profiling of Latinos, after which pardoned by President Trump.
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