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Protesters chain themselves to Oakland police HQ; 25 arrested
Protesters chain themselves to Oakland police HQ; 25 arrested

Twenty-five protesters were arrested Monday after they chained themselves to doors and a flagpole at the Oakland Police Department headquarters. The demonstrators were protesting killings by police in New York and Missouri, including the slayings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. A live-stream video via Blackout Collective shows demonstrators blocking a doorway outside the headquarters and singing, “Calling out the violence of the racist police” as they were taken into custody by officers. Oakland police said Monday afternoon that 25 people had been arrested on suspicion of obstructing and blocking a public safety building and delaying a police officer. One protester...

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