Protest review seeks solutions

SPRINGFIELD – A virtual floor opens up to the community to voice its thoughts and experiences to a use-of-force investigator regarding the July 29 Thurston protest. A public meeting is scheduled Thursday, Dec. 10, from 6-7:30 p.m. 

The Springfield Police Department’s use of force that night has been questioned by the community; videos show Springfield police dragging protestors out of the crowd by their limbs, hitting unarmed protestors with batons and punching protestors in the head. 

The City ordered an external use-of-force investigation “to . . .