Battery Park occupation to end - WCAX

Well, it is October in Vermont. The police brutality protesters at Battery Park are clearing out - and cleaning up.

"The city has also implemented a few changes since the protest began last month. Just last week Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger announced he has created a new director of police transformation and has hired YMCA director Kyle Dodson to fill the position. The Burlington City Council also unanimously passed a resolution that asks the Charter Change Committee to look into revising the current city charter and giving a public body authority to fire police officers. The police commission is also reviewing its body camera release policy."

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  • Patrick Finnie
    commented 2020-10-04 12:28:19 -0400
    Considering there were no negative consequences other than the cool, air of autumn, I suspect that the next incident that the left wants to champion will bring them back. Maybe the taxpayers of Burlington will even spring for heaters for their tents ……
  • Josh O'Brien
    commented 2020-10-01 18:48:05 -0400
    The chilly nights are most likely the cause – or somebody told them what happened to the ‘shanty-town’ at UVM years ago.
  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-10-01 16:27:18 -0400