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rocks were thrown and at one point protesters trapped police in a vehicle and tried to break the windows, the Albuquerque Journal reported. An Associated Press reporter saw gas canisters being thrown outside police headquarters and Albuquerque police and Bernalillo County sheriff's deputies charging at the protesters late Sunday
authorities say a cyberattack took down the The Albuquerque police website for hours
The department couldn't immediately be reached for comment Sunday evening, but said earlier that the site was breached. It was visible late Sunday afternoon after going down in the early afternoon.
Police spokesman Simon Drobik said earlier that the disruption was due to a cyberattack but didn't know the source of the hack.
The attack comes days after a YouTube video emerged threatening retaliation for a recent police shooting that left a homeless man dead. The video that bore the logo of the computer hacking collective Anonymous warned of a cyberattack on city websites and called for a protest march.
Hundreds of protesters were marching Sunday to protest recent police shootings.
People are angry over Albuquerque police's involvement in 37 shootings, 23 of them fatal, since 2010. Critics say that's too many for a department serving a city of about 555,000.
"But he threatened a canine officer!"
There's something deeply wrong when there is greater concern for a dog than a human being.
How is it perfectly alright to let a dog bite the tar out of a guy you just shot multiple times?
I think the residents of Albuquerque have realized that could happen to anyone and don't like it at all.
Berry said there’s been vandalism, damage to property and stopped traffic.
“It’s a serious situation. They’ve certainly gone far beyond what a normal protest would be,” Berry said.
“We want people to be able to voice their opinions,” Berry said. “We also want people to be safe.”
Wow ,why haven't i seen any of this on the MSM ?....
Another "blind" tactic to keep people unaware
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