hundreds of police officers demonstrated an outstanding contribution to Paris, in the night of Monday to Tuesday, without a word of order, to organize, to express their ras-le-bol after the attack on their colleagues in the Essonne, a ” unacceptable behaviour “, for the boss of the police. The Prime minister, Manuel Valls, reiterated the support of the government abundantly expressed after the attack of 8 October in Viry-Chatillon : “The State will continue to pursue relentlessly those who attack our teachers, our schools, our forces of order,” he tweeted after a series of attacks, mainly in the parisian suburbs. But, at the same time, the “police of the police” (IGPN) is going to investigate “individual defaults to the statutory rules” after the event on the Champs-Élysées, announced Tuesday morning the director general of the national police, Jean-Marc Falcone.
According to him, the protesters ” to undermine the national police force and strain also every police officer “. “The expression of this anger must comply with the rules “, he recalls. Jean-Marc Falcone was already recalled by the duty of reserve police officers in a note Monday while circulating SMS messages calling for demonstrations on the same evening, “in vain,” according to a police source. Tuesday morning, the Paris police prefect, Michel Cadot, reminded the police of their “code of ethics” and their “duty of reserve and loyalty to the institutions of the Republic” in a note in which the Agency France-Press has been a copy. SMS messages have been circulating on late Monday afternoon announcing the formation of a procession from the Essonne to the Saint-Louis hospital. “In the Face of a hierarchy careerist elites and trade union bogged down in their conflicts, and justice completely disinterested by our fate, we need to weld. Between the blue “, was it written.
” under threat of revocation “
“half past midnight, they were about 400, including a large contingent came from the [department] 91″ in front of the paris hospital where admitted to the hospital a deputy of security of 28 years, very badly burned on the hands and the face after the attack, the Molotov cocktail of his vehicle at Viry-Châtillon, according to a police source. To 1 hour, the procession headed towards the Champs-Élysées. In civilian clothes, in unmarked vehicles, or belonging to the fleet of the official police, with flashing lights, they were disrupted for over half-an-hour traffic around the Arc de Triomphe, before dispersing, said a journalist of the Agence France-Presse. “We are at the end “, has released one of them.
” We organized ourselves, through social networks and word-of-mouth “, explained to the Agence France-Presse a police source. Before departure from a parking lot in the Essonne department, the departmental director of public safety (DDSP) “came to give his speech,” we have been compared to gypsies, and we threatened them with dismissal and disciplinary boards “, she said, adding that police then turned their back on their higher. Other gatherings had already taken place in the Essonne on the previous days, including in front of the prefecture and the seat of the DDSP to Evry, then in front of the office of Savigny-sur-Orge (where it works, the deputy of security injured), according to a police source.
other planned demonstrations
” other gatherings, probably more ad-hoc and messy in front of symbolic places, are to be expected, ” she says. “One can understand the exasperation of the police who operate in these neighborhoods and do not see for years the political decisions to change the situation on the ground,” responded Christopher Mullet from the union which SCSI was called on 11 October to demonstrate in front of the police stations in solidarity with their colleagues attacked them, and had called for more resources and more firmness.
The national Front has also expressed its “total support” to the police officers who have demonstrated this night in a press release. In addition to this attack in the Essonne, the security forces have also faced these last days in an ambush followed by scuffling with one hundred young people in the sensitive area of Val-Fourré in Mantes-la-Jolie (Yvelines). A demonstration in support of young nationalists in corsica also has violently escalated to Bastia, dozens of people throwing Molotov cocktails at the security forces and their vehicles.