by Penka Arsova
Earlier this week, rioters vandalized and set fire to the Portland’s Police Association office and attacked several police officers.
The story: The protesters-turned-rioters, most of whom were wearing helmets and carrying shields, marched to the building on Tuesday night and blocked “all lanes of traffic,” according to information released by the department on Wednesday.
“Every city, every town. Burn the precinct to the ground!” pic.twitter.com/6gnsVWvTfA
— Hannah Ray Lambert (@TheHannahRay) August 5, 2020
They shined lasers at officers, tried to take down the protective boarding around the building, and attempted to disable the surveillance system. The rioters were seen tearing down surveillance cameras and spray-painting them.