Cory Booker Calls For Federal Investigation Into Police Tactics At Dakota Access Pipeline


Cory Booker Calls For Federal Investigation Into Police Tactics At Dakota Access Pipeline

US Senator Cory Booker on Friday called on the Department of Justice to investigate reports of what he said were inappropriate police tactics at the Dakota Access Pipeline near the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota.In addition to the use of police dogs, rubber bullets, and tear gas — which have been deployed against protesters for the past several months — law enforcement has recently begun to use water cannon on demonstrators who oppose the construction of the 1,172-mile long pipeline, an especially controversial measure given the colder temperatures in North Dakota.Since August, thousands of protesters have arrived at the …

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