Police arrest 8 following Downtown protests

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 31, 2020 9:27 PM CT | Published: May 31, 2020 5:05 PM CT

“Some have asked why our officers were wearing riot gear protection,” Memphis Police Director Mike Rallings said in a Facebook statement. “I feel that this question is asked because some do not know all of the details."

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