A great suggestion on how police should work with protesters to avoid violence at large events. It should be used on the regular.
We’d like to see better cross group planning at Standing Rock.
[Police] should invite protest organizers to planning sessions to share perspectives, tactics and concerns about how demonstrations will be conducted and policed. One strategy: Team demonstration leaders with police officers, to jointly calm emotions and identify, and help to eject, people bent on violence.
How to Prevent Violence in Cleveland http://nyti.ms/29UymjB