The Knoxville Police Department’s planning and performance were flawless, and they were backed up by officers from the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the Oak Ridge Police Department and other public employees. Streets were blocked and nobody got into the protest area without being searched.
An estimated 3,000 people crammed into the designated space, with only one arrest and no incidents worth talking about.
So thank you KPD, KCSO, THP and ORPD. You did us proud.