Protest Reportedly Planned for LBI Bridge on Saturday
Another protest of the police killing of George Floyd is scheduled for Saturday. The even will take place on one of the busiest bridges in our area, certainly on a Saturday at this time of the year.
The bridge going onto Long Beach Island is expected to host a protest march Saturday, according to the Stafford Township Police Department.
The department has released this statement:
The Stafford Township Police Department is well aware of the upcoming protest march scheduled for this Saturday over the LBI Bridge. We appreciate everyone reaching out to us, and all of your concerns. Our number one priority is everyone’s safety and well being. As a department, we fully support the first amendment rights of the protesters, and we are taking every precautionary measure to ensure this is a peaceful protest march. Please follow our social media sites for accurate information. Thank you in advance for everyone’s cooperation.
Hopefully, the protest will follow suit of other recent protests in our area: Peaceful.