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All citizens of Canada have freedom and are entitled to rights. Canadian citizens can fight for their rights as long as they do it peacefully because violence is not necessary in a protest. Protests are held to express your concern. Canada has one of the greatest law enforcements. The police in our Country/city try to maintain the peace giving 100% to keep our country/city safe and peaceful. These police officers have the rights to protect citizens by any means necessary. If the protests get out of hand there are police officers to maintain the peace. Secondly, there are police officers to prevent people from vandalizing. Finally, there are police officers to protect people even if they are abused.

Police officers have the rights to protect citizens by any means necessary because they care about our safety. “More than 400 people were arrested as violence broke out after thousands of anti-G20 protesters marched through downtown Toronto on Saturday prompting police to use tear gas in the city for the first time ever.”[Pg.1] Police officers care about the people’s safety because they are trained to serve and protect the country. Without police officers the country will be overcome with crime and chaos. Police officers are the reason why there is peace and freedom in our country. The G20 protesters caused a riot and nearly destroyed downtown, Toronto. More than 400 people were arrested which showed there were a lot of illegal activities going on. The officers made many arrests so that the people causing chaos don’t affect the peaceful protesters. Many illegal activities prompted the police officers to use tear gas in the city for the first time ever. Tear gas was used to settle the protesters down so it was safer. “There were some, tense moments, “said CBC reporter Steven D’souza. More than a dozen police on horseback were also on the scene”. [Pg.4] Many illegal activities were going on and police officers were all over the place for people’s safety. More than a...
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