Watch: Detroit police chief, Mayor Duggan held briefing on protests

Detroit officials addressed the city’s response to recent protests after peaceful demonstration Monday

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DETROIT – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan held a press conference at 2 p.m. on Tuesday to address the city’s response to recent protests.

READ: Detroit officials ‘proud’ of peaceful protestors downtown Monday; city curfew to remain in effect

Who: Mayor Mike Duggan, Detroit Police Chief James Craig, and Denise Fair, Chief Public Health Officer for City of Detroit.

You can watch the briefing below on the city’s Facebook Live.

Press Conference

An update about the last 24 hours in the city of Detroit. Mayor Duggan and Director Fair will also give an update about Covid 19.

Posted by City of Detroit Government on Tuesday, June 2, 2020

The fourth night of protests in Detroit against police brutality in the name of George Floyd started like the others, with a rally outside of Detroit Police Department headquarters.

READ: Protest in Detroit ends peacefully without arrests, violence

On Monday, the group of 300-400 marched through Corktown, Mexicantown and then returned to Downtown Detroit. When they got to downtown they combined with another 150 protesters as the city’s curfew set in.

Detroit police say 40 individuals were arrested during Monday’s protest -- comparably less than the number of people arrested during the weekend protests Downtown.