Pentagon may send National Guard to DC to maintain order

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The Pentagon is considering a request from Washington to send the National Guard to DC to enforce law and order in the sentencing process of former police officer accused of the murder of African American George Floyd. On Monday, April 19, WHDH reports with reference to the representative of the American department, John Kirby.

“I am aware of the National Guard’s request from the DC, it really is. Ground forces are currently studying it, ”said John Kirby.

At the same time, a Pentagon spokesman declined to comment on additional details on this request.

On April 15, it became known that from this Monday, April 19, due to the increased risk of riots, New York police will work 12 hours a day.

It is clarified that the decision to cancel the extended working day will be made on the basis of the current situation. Also, police officers are prohibited from taking leave until September.