On Monday, as protests in D.C. continued to swell even after the police and military scattered crowds at the White House with tear gas, people began reporting that police were using helicopters to forcibly disperse the demonstrators.
Multiple people captured footage of the helicopters, which used downwash to try to force the crowds apart.
— numbers does pwn (@thatnumbersguy_) June 2, 2020
— Josh Albert (@jpegjoshua) June 2, 2020
— Carl David Goette-Luciak (@CDGoetteLuciak) June 2, 2020
Absolutely insane situation where the military is enforcing the curfew in DC by hovering helicopters just above protesters' heads, and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is walking the streets monitoring everything.
— Sam Sacks (@SamSacks) June 2, 2020