The City of Geneva has released a statement following threats of violence toward protesters, which surfaced on social media over the last several days.
“The City of Geneva has been notified of potential threats towards upcoming protests and rallies by the People’s Peaceful Protest,” the statement reads. “The Geneva Police Department has put safety protocols in place.”
It adds, “The City condemns all hate speech, violent action, and spread of misinformation that casts blame, promotes racism or discrimination, or harms any community or community members.”
City residents with concerns are encouraged to contact City Manager Sage Gerling or Police Chief Passalacqua.
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