Nathan Howard / Getty ImagesPortland police officers chase rioters on April 12, 2021, in Portland, Oregon. (Nathan Howard / Getty Images)
Spurred by radical left-wing pressure, cities like Philadelphia, Dallas, Chicago and Los Angeles are taking steps to rein in police officers as they seek to contain and control demonstrations, protests and even riots.
In Philadelphia, the city council banned cops from using rubber bullets, tear gas or pepper spray in containing demonstrations.
In Dallas, the police chief must approve any use of tear gas.
Chicago has instituted special training in crowd control and ordered police to be more respectful of demonstrators’ civil rights.
The Los Angeles Police Department has placed a moratorium on some foam projectiles.
Of course, one man’s demonstration is another man’s riot.
The left uniformly uses euphemisms to describe riots, often ignoring massive property