The move came after protesters set cars on fire, smashed windows and clashed with officers in riot gear Sunday night over the wounding of 29-year-old Jacob Blake, who was hospitalized in serious condition.

Firefighters often enjoy love and trust from citizens that is not extended to the police. As calls for the abolition of the police mount, Eric J. Russell asks: Are cops exempt from public compassion?
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Hundreds of looters descended on downtown Chicago early Monday following a police shooting on the city's South Side, with vandals smashing the windows of dozens of businesses and making off with merchandise, cash machines and anything else they could carry, police said.