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10 oct. 2020 | 14h46 UTC

US: Demonstrators gather for third consecutive night in Wauwatosa (Wisconsin) October 9

United States of America Alerte de sécurité

Police deploy tear gas as demonstrators gather for third consecutive night in Wauwatosa (Wisconsin) on October 9 following controversial court ruling; further unrest to be anticipated in the coming days

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/10/2020, 12h00 until 13/10/2020, 11h59 (America/Chicago). COUNTRY/REGION Wauwatosa (Wisconsin)


Police utilized tear gas to disperse protesters who gathered in Wauwatosa (Wisconsin) for a third consecutive night on Friday, October 9, to denounce a decision not to charge the officer who fatally killed Alvin Cole in February. Reports indicate that demonstrators threw bottles at police in the vicinity of Wauwatosa City Hall, who responded with tear gas and rubber bullets. Roads were also blocked with bins and other items in Wauwatosa. A nightly curfew is in effect from 19:00 to 06:00 (local time) through Monday, October 12; however, demonstrators defied the curfew to protest.

During related demonstrations, 24 people were arrested on Thursday, October 8, and two of them requested medical attention.

A heightened security presence and localized travel disruptions should be anticipated in the vicinity of the event.


Alvin Cole was shot and killed outside a Wauwatosa mall on February 2 when officers responded to a disturbance call. According to a Wauwatosa police spokesperson, Alvin fired a gun before an officer returned fire. The officer involved in the shooting was not charged due to there being "sufficient evidence" showing Officer Joseph Mensah believed deadly force was necessary and "that belief was objectively reasonable."


Those in Wauwatosa are advised to avoid all protests as a precaution, monitor the situation, allow additional travel time, and heed all instructions issued by local authorities.


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