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Supporters of President Donald Trump took to the streets of Beverly Hills on the afternoon of Sunday, Oct. 31 for a weekly “Freedom Rally” demonstration. This particular event — which fell on the eve of the Nov. 3 election — was bookended by two counterprotests.
The Beverly Hills Police Department made a significant presence at the rally and counterprotests, which took place at Roxbury Park and Beverly Gardens Park. Some officers came equipped with riot gear and rubber bullets, and others engaged with the crowd wielding batons.
Photojournalist Jintak Han documented the protests, visually and on Twitter.
Editor’s note: While covering this event, Han was knocked down by an officer with the Beverly Hills Police Department, sustaining a wrist injury and damage to his camera equipment. Los Angeleno has requested a statement and apology from the BHPD.