Law enforcement authorities throughout the U.S. remain in the procedure of making contingency plans for the possibility of protests over the outcome of the upcoming presidential election.
Members of the New York Cops Department were told in an internal memo on Monday that they could be released to the sites of violent demonstrations. Officials in Texas and Oregon have actually also suggested that plans remain in place to manage presentations. In June, President Donald Trump cautioned people against opposing, stating that he could send to areas where civil discontent breaks out.
” This November 3rd will be the among the most extremely contested governmental elections in the modern-day era,” the memo read. “There is likewise a strong probability that the winner of the presidential election may not be chosen for several weeks. In addition, the SENATE Judiciary Committee Verification Hearing on US Supreme Court candidate Amy Coney Barrett is arranged to start October 12 and continue for several weeks.”
” Accordingly,” the memo continued, “we should prepare for and get ready for demonstrations growing in size, frequency, and intensity leading up to the election and likely into the year 2021.”
Shea directed all uniformed members of the NYPD to “be prepared for release” beginning in October.
Newsweek reached out to the NYPD for comment.