CBS SF Bay Area Coverage of National Lawyers Guild Press Conference

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OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Protests over the presidential election are leading to more scrutiny of the Oakland Police Department and how it handles crowd control.

The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the National Lawyers Guild is calling out the department for what it says was brutal treatment.

The National Lawyers Guild said there was violence against not only protesters, but against their legal observers who were documenting the protest.

National Lawyers Guild Calls Out Oakland Police Department for Brutal Treatment of Protesters

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Oakland, CA - Following the announcement of the election of Donald Trump to the presidency, thousands of people poured into the streets all over the Bay Area and specifically Oakland in protest. In response, the Oakland Police Department brutally attacked, threatened and harmed both protesters and National Lawyers Guild Legal Observers in an attempt to quell dissent.

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