WATCH: Police use copters with red cross markings to disperse protesters in DC
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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.

Watch below: