APD news conferences following protestsMarch 31st, 2014 at 3:07 pm by Hawa Konte under Latest Posts, Live Events
KRQE Reporter @krqecole is live at APD’s press conference with updates. (Most recent updates first)
- Perry says the group “antagonized and confronted police”
- Perry “remarkable restraint shown”
- CAO Rob Perry taking things over now.
- Eden “We were monitoring activity all day,” “demeanor was different with this protest”
- Eden “I do have confidence in this department”
- Eden “we need to change the way we recruit”
- Eden “Did our best to protect lives, property”
- Eden “They came looking for us, we didn’t come looking for them”
- Eden describes the peaceful protest turning into an “angry mob.”
- Eden showed an image of one protester who came with an AK47 and body armor. Four arrests were made.
- Eden starts off by showing video from a live steam capturing yesterday’s protest.
- Chief Gorden Eden begins addressing the media. Peaceful protest turned into “lawless acts” pic.twitter.com/eOwUDHQiSZ