MPD, Mayor Distinguish DC Officers’ Actions From Federal Police

D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department and mayor are making sure to distinguish their local officers’ actions from the force federal police officers used against protesters Monday evening. Officers from the U.S. Secret Service and U.S. Park Police advanced on a crowd of protesters to clear the street in front of Lafayette Square. On Twitter, Mayor Muriel Bowser called the action “shameful.†“We…