• Military Police Considered Using Heat Ray on D.C. Protesters, Whistle-Blower Says

    13 days ago - By NY Times

    A National Guard officer called in to enforce the June crackdown on protesters testified that a top official sought out heat rays and sound cannons hours before a clash.
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  • Federal officers stockpiled semi-automatic rifles and tried to obtain a controversial 'heat ray' ahead of tear-gassing protesters for Trump's photo-op, a whistleblower says

    Federal officers stockpiled semi-automatic rifles and tried to obtain a controversial 'heat ray' ahead of tear-gassing protesters for Trump's photo-op, a whistleblower says

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

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    On June 1, federal law enforcement officers used tear gas, rubber pellets, and other aggressive tactics to remove protesters from Lafayette Square in Washington, DC, so President Donald Trump could have his photo taken in front of a church near the White House.
    Hours before that, officials were busy trying to stockpile semi-automatic rifles, thousands of rounds of munitions, and controversial crowd control technology, according to sworn testimony submitted to lawmakers by DC National Guard Maj. Adam DeMarco, The Washington Post and NPR both reported Wednesday.
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  • Officials explored ‘heat ray' device to clear DC's Lafayette Square: whistleblower

    Officials explored ‘heat ray' device to clear DC's Lafayette Square: whistleblower

    13 days ago - By New York Post

    Defense officials explored the use of “heat rays” and other extreme crowd-control tools hours before violently clearing out protesters from Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C., this June, a whistleblower told The Washington Post. The federal forces had allegedly hoarded ammunition and searched for a military device, known as an Active Denial System, that emits invisible...
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  • Report: Feds considered using 'heat ray' on DC protesters

    13 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - A military whistleblower says federal officials sought some unusual crowd control devices - including one that's been called a “heat ray” - to deal with protesters outside the White House on the June day that law enforcement forcibly cleared Lafayette Square.
    In written responses to questions from a House committee, National Guard Maj. Adam DeMarco said the Defense Department's lead military police officer for the National Capital Region sent an email asking if the D.C. National Guard possessed a long-range acoustic device - used to transmit loud noises - or an “Active Denial...
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  • Report: Feds considered using 'heat ray' on DC protesters

    13 days ago - By Star Tribune

    A military whistleblower says federal officials sought some unusual crowd control devices - including one that's been called a "heat ray" - to deal with protesters outside the White House on the June day that law enforcement forcibly cleared Lafayette Square.
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