The Saturday rally at the CNN Center entrance was organized by the pro-Trump "Walk Away" campaign, led by "former liberal" Brandon Straka.
Wauwatosa law enforcement officers used tear gas against protesters over the February shooting death of Alvin Cole by a member of the Wauwatosa Police Department.
Wauwatosa police said they deployed tear gas twice to disperse crowds of protesters after a prosecutor declined to charge officer Joseph Mensah over the 17-year-old's shooting.
Local officials said federal law enforcement, not police, fired the gas at protesters gathered outside a building of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Dozens of protesters in Seattle and Portland are convinced that law enforcement officers exposing them to tear gas led to them having abnormal menstrual cycles.
On report said the police's use of less-lethal munitions "served no clear law enforcement purpose: they did not prevent property damage, effectively disperse the crowd, or allow peaceful demonstrators their right to protest."
"Mr. Morales has failed the men and women of the Milwaukee Police Department, the people of the city of Milwaukee and he has misled me," said Milwaukee Police Commissioner Raymond Robakowski.
"A peaceful civil disturbance does not exist," the Milwaukee chief of police said in a video statement released Tuesday.
The directive for officers not to use tear gas which is set to go into effect on Saturday, July 25, but the DOJ says it violates a 2012 federal agreement with Seattle police.
The ACLU's case also claims that on June 14, Fort Wayne police officers dragged protesters out of private businesses where they had sought shelter from the gas and other police weapons.
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney said Tuesday he expected the Richmond Police Department to "be willing to come around the table with the community to reform and reimagine public safety."
Though government officials previously claimed no chemical irritants were used to clear protesters from Lafayette Park for Donald Trump's photo as St. John's Church, the Secret Service now says an agent used pepper spray.
"The Court holds that SPD's use of these weapons would chill a person of 'ordinary firmness' from protesting," read Friday's temporary injunction.
"I am personally committed to continuing the conversation on police reform with the community," said Richmond, Virginia Police Chief William Smith on Monday.
He defended use of force against Lafayette Park protesters last week prior to President Trump's St. John's Church photo-op.
Several state lawmakers and city council members from across the U.S. have proposed legislation to ban the use of tear gas by law enforcement, following mass protests for George Floyd.
A suspect with a gun who was in the crowd was taken into police custody, the Milwaukee Police Department said.
"No tear gas was used by USSP officers or other assisting law enforcement partners to close the area at Lafayette Park," said Acting Chief Gregory T. Monahan in a Monday statement.
Chairman Thompson called it "shameful that the president used the power of the federal government to attack Americans exercising their Constitutional right to protest" and requested an immediate briefing on the Secret Service's decision to use tear gas.
"There is a fundamental—a Constitutional—right to protest," Senator Ben Sasse said.
Up to 3,000 National Guard members have been authorized by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp to provide assistance amid the ongoing protests.
Protesters converged upon the scene of George Floyd's death on Tuesday, some carrying signs reading "I can't breathe."
Hong Kong's top health official has claimed that tear gas used by police on protesters poses no public health risk, days after police were reported to use the gas at a university campus. Some have expressed fears that the chemical weapon used in the city could contain the toxic pollutant dioxin.
The leaderless crowds direct each other via encrypted messaging apps, creating a fluid, adaptable and stubborn mass street protests movement.
Tens of thousands of people have shut down the city center to protest a bill that would allow extradition to China.
Children cry outside collapsed makeshift tents, while people try to salvage their belongings from the mud and standing water engulfing the temporary camp.
Laura Ingraham, who hosts "The Ingraham Angle" on Fox News, said the border crisis demands a permanent AG at the top of the Justice Department.
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has used tear gas a total of 126 times between 2012 and 2018.