For ten consecutive days this group has gathered near the Justice Center. Many have engaged in criminal acts of violence which has put life safety at risk, including the public, media, and law enforcement personnel. Additionally, there has been vandalism to property and disruptive behavior. This group has not been able to manage themselves, which has required significant City resources, which has is having a substantial cost impact to the City.
During the dispersal last night, it was reported an agitator had thrown an object that was on fire at an officer. It was later learned the item was a Molotov cocktail. There were not any injuries related to this event. Arson investigators are following up on this incident.
Multiple thousands of peaceful demonstrators marched from Revolution Hall to Irving Park where they peacefully rallied for several hours. After the gathering, the group departed from Irving Park and marched back to Revolution Hall. For six consecutive days this group has gathered at Revolution Hall without violence, vandalism to the city, or disruptive behavior. This group has been able to manage themselves without using city resources or financially hindering the city.