Tag: proud boys rally

several police officers stand behind colored barriers set across a street

August 12, 2021

A report by an independent investigator found 4 areas where Kalamazoo police fall short – and ways it can get better.

A graphic reads "40 recommendations: Some are immediately actionable, some are long-term considerations, all should be subject to a transparent reporting process."

August 11, 2021

Questions remain over whether anything will change after independent review of police mishandling of protests and rallies last summer.

Police officers with bikes block a street

August 9, 2021

Police spent weeks tracking the violent extremist group. City residents rang the alarm. Leaders appear to have disregarded it all, putting officers and the community at risk.

A birds-eye view of a group of people fighting, many of them holding U.S. flags

August 9, 2021

Independent investigators have released a long-awaited report on police mishandling of protests and rallies in Kalamazoo last summer.

A large crowd of people gathered near several men fighting.

August 3, 2021

Investigators have spent several months digging into Kalamazoo police mishandling of 2020 protests. The final report is expected soon.

The Proud Boys group supporters march toward Bronson Park on Aug. 16, 2020.(STAFF/NowKalamazoo)

July 14, 2021

A review of police mishandling of protests last summer is coming to a close. City leaders will get to see the findings before members of the public.

Soldiers stand in front of military vehicle in downtown Kalamazoo.

January 12, 2021

During a listening session on Monday, people shared their experiences with Kalamazoo public safety officers during rallies and riots last summer.

Soldiers stand in front of military vehicle in downtown Kalamazoo.

December 29, 2020

A group hired by the city to investigate how public safety handled protests over the summer will convene two public input sessions in January.

A group of men waving flags marches down a street as people yell from the side.

December 9, 2020

The City of Kalamazoo has hired a group to dig into how the police responded to protests and rallies over the summer.

A large crowd of people gathered near several men fighting.

October 1, 2020

City commissioners knew about officers’ plans to stay out-of-the-way during rally that turned violent.