U.S. police are firing amid protests over the May 25 murder of African American George Floyd.
According to the City Hall of Minneapolis, at least seven police officers resigned in the city, statements from five more officers are pending.
Another eight police officers resigned in Atlanta, Georgia, due to an incident in which a 27-year-old African American Reichard Brooks was shot dead on June 12.
In SW Gallandale Beach, Florida, ten SWAT Special Forces officers resigned, explaining this by concern for their safety.
In Buffalo, NY, some 57 police officers wrote to leave the police department’s emergency response team. The reason for this was dissatisfaction with the temporary suspension of two police officers who pushed an elderly protester. According to police officers, their colleagues “simply complied.”