In addition, the slogans of the French police’s protest say “If there is no police - there is no peace”, “Nobody in France talks about the killing of policemen,” the BFM television channel reported. According to Reuters, one of the vans has images of injuries sustained by the police when they were assaulted while on duty, and the inscription “Who is killing whom?”
Dozens of police cars were parked at the foot of the Arc de Triomphe before the convoy moved along the Champs Elysees.
This protest followed a meeting between trade unions and Home Secretary Christopher Castaner. Trade union representatives told the head of the department that the strangulation, which is now banned for use by law enforcement, actually saves lives and is the method that officers should have at their disposal until an alternative is found.
“The police is not responsible for all the evils of society”, - said the representative of the National Police Alliance.
This protest, as well as the ban on asphyxiation, are the consequences of the death of African-American George Floyd when police detained Minneapolis in the United States.
After the incident, the Americans protested on the streets of the city. After the riots swept across the United States.