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NYPD, LAPD Worried About Election Day Protests Turning Violent

Added 10-23-20 04:17:01am EST - “NYPD and LAPD worried about Election Day protests turning violent.” - Tmz.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Tmz.com: “NYPD, LAPD Worried About Election Day Protests Turning Violent”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Cops in New York City and Los Angeles are worried about Election Day protests devolving into chaos ... even though police brass are saying the opposite.

Here's the deal ... NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan and John Miller, the head of intelligence and counterterrorism, are publicly stating there's no specific credible threats for Election Day, but they both say officers will be standing by and fully prepared to protect voters from any funny business.

However, we've learned cops are busy behind-the-scenes preparing for chaos ... in other words, violence and even riots.

A senior NYPD official with direct knowledge of the plan tells TMZ ... hundreds of cops from the reserve force will be primed and ready for possible riots and demonstrations.

We're told the NYPD is especially worried about the areas around Manhattan's Union Square and Flatiron District ... two places that saw riots and looting earlier this year, as well as Brooklyn's Grand Army Plaza and Barclays Center.

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