CNN reporter says ‘zero’ police presence as Minneapolis precinct burns

CNN reporter says 'zero' police presence as Minneapolis precinct burns 1

 

CNN's Sara Sidner and Josh Campbell report on the scene as protests erupt in Minneapolis over George Floyd's death while in police custody. The Minneapolis Police Department evacuated the 3rd Precinct of its staff, "in the interest of the safety of our personnel," according to a statement from John Elder, Director of the department's Office of Public Information. "Protesters forcibly entered the building and have ignited several fires." #CNN #News

70 Comments on "CNN reporter says ‘zero’ police presence as Minneapolis precinct burns"

  1. Citizens: The roof. The roof is on fire!
    Firefighters: We don’t need no water, let the m’fer burn! Burn!🔥

  2. “Death while on police custody” IT IS CALLED MURDERED BY POLICE

  3. At least this is accurate targeting

  4. Thomas Chaplin | May 29, 2020 at 9:42 AM | Reply

    This is like Rambo at the ending because they wouldn’t let him have a sandwich at the cafe

  5. Y’all didn’t hear him say he couldn’t breathe but y’all gonna feel that fire 🔥

  6. The cop responsible for this is at home watching it all. He caused all of this with his damn knee ego.

  7. RABID RABIDS | May 29, 2020 at 11:33 AM | Reply

    This was inevitable, and so will another act of violence against cops if they don’t do anything to fix their problems. And it’ll be completely justified.

    • You blame all cops for the actions of a few cops. Would you like it if people held all black men responsible for the actions of a few? It seems you are nothing but a bigot.

    • That’s a pretty big generalization. Almost like a white guy saying all blacks are criminals because he saw one get arrested on TV. By your mindset, racisim would be justified.

  8. All this … In the midst of a deadly pandemic.

    2020 feels like a goddamn horror movie yo. Smfh

    • Situational Ready | May 29, 2020 at 4:55 PM | Reply

      Wimozat International that’s funny, but accurate

    • Qingnan Duan | May 29, 2020 at 4:59 PM | Reply

      Is that movie called Purge?

    • ÆRO ŠPECIALIST | May 29, 2020 at 6:31 PM | Reply

      Welcome to 2020.wait until 2024.

    • 100% Real Woman 4 The Throw the Bum Out Party! | May 29, 2020 at 7:26 PM | Reply

      @Diamond Leigh
      These same people will be calling emergency services when they are hurt causing their melee or get infected with Covid.

      The mentality of those committing these crimes is that a pure stupidity. They are not protesting the death of anyone they are there to satisfy their criminal behavior by burning down buildings, destroying property and looting. They are opportunist who went their specifically to cause chaos not to stand for a Cause.

      Anyone who would think that to avenge the death of one person it is okay to possibly kill innocent people, leave people jobless, homeless and hungry is a sociopath or psychopath!

      Anyone who condones this type of behavior is a criminal!

    • Sledzrcool Liberty | May 29, 2020 at 7:38 PM | Reply

      Diamond Leigh no it didn’t have to be done two wrongs do not make a right

  9. This year can’t get any….. nvm

  10. ChrisDaKing | May 29, 2020 at 1:04 PM | Reply

    The damage of 4 police officers…

  11. The Alfonso Nation | May 29, 2020 at 1:23 PM | Reply

    “A riot is the language of the unheard.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    • TamaraBlack | May 29, 2020 at 9:42 PM | Reply

      This is disgusting, crazy people acting like criminals and destroying somebody else property. All off them should be prosecuted !!!!

  12. Flight for freedom Stand with Minneapolis!—Hong Kong people

  13. R McElhaney | May 29, 2020 at 2:32 PM | Reply

    There was plenty of police presence later in the morning – when one of CNN’s reporters and his cameramen were arrested!

  14. Unbelievable ! 3 months ago we had a normal life . Now days we don’t know what we gonna wake up to!

  15. Damon Watson | May 29, 2020 at 3:33 PM | Reply

    This is going to be one hell of a Movie call “2020” one day!

  16. James Distasio | May 29, 2020 at 3:47 PM | Reply

    I love how the phone screens glow like Christmas lights in the crowd.

  17. This is a real life Grand Theft Auto (Minneapolis version) 🔥

  18. Skysthelimit212 | May 29, 2020 at 5:50 PM | Reply

    They should drag him out of his house in handcuffs and broadcast it on TV.

  19. Red pilling | May 29, 2020 at 5:53 PM | Reply

    Wonder what tonight will be like

    At this rate Netflix’s will just have to do a special on the whole year

  20. Evolved Ape | May 29, 2020 at 6:27 PM | Reply

    “When tyranny becomes law, rebellion becomes duty”

    -Thomas Jefferson

    • Jonah Pentecost | May 29, 2020 at 10:17 PM | Reply

      @Allie Hughes but how is burning down a city and looting innocent businesses owners helping? They’re criminals, not “protesters”.

    • Jonah Pentecost | May 29, 2020 at 10:18 PM | Reply

      But how is burning down a city and looting businesses helping? It’s just needless destruction for the action of one man, who has always been arrested and his actions condemned.

    • John Freedman | May 29, 2020 at 10:26 PM | Reply

      @William Roman-Ros Right so we ignore the Democratic government, Democratic appointed police chief, and the black police chief. I am sure though Liberals destroying medical clinics during riots is a great way to make ends meet currently.

    • William Roman-Ros | May 29, 2020 at 10:46 PM | Reply

      @John Freedman that is an absurd ad-hominem, and a hasty generalization. Do u know what a “Liberal” is(?), bc I highly doubt most of those protestors are.

      Obviously people have to be held accountable, but also whom ever is going to give the order to shoot, and everyone who pulls the trigger will have to live w the consequences. History has an example, it’s called the Boston Massacre, and it’s a lesson in the importance of de-escalation, so there are no future blood baths. Also, the British, the most powerful empire at the time, fell to American colonists, bc they were ruling w too hard an iron a fist. Let it remain a lesson of prudence for how to navigate this situation.

    • you are confusing protestation with rebellion. google them, they’re very very very different.

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