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Date of Incident
June 3, 2020
Location
New York, New York

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Incident Details

Date of Incident
June 3, 2020

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Status of Charges →
Not charged
Arresting Authority →
San Francisco Police Department
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Date of Incident
June 3, 2020
Location
Birmingham, Alabama

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Status of Charges →
Not charged
Arresting Authority →
Birmingham Police Department
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Date of Incident
June 3, 2020
Location
Tampa, Florida

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Status of Charges →
Not charged
Arresting Authority →
Tampa Police Department
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown