police in the United States has complained that collide with hatred and ingratitude on the part of Americans amid protests that take place in the country after the death of a black George Floyd, who died as a result of harsh actions of law enforcement officers when he was arrested. About it writes The Washington Post.

As the newspaper notes, many police were increasingly reported acts of aggression against them on the part of the inhabitants of the country, and it is as about verbal abuse and attempts to cause physical harm, such as throwing a bottle or brick. So, two weeks of protests 749 police officers across the country were injured in the riots. Of these, 150 were injured during rallies in the US capital Washington — there are 22 police required hospitalization. Furthermore, it is known that two police officers were killed in North Carolina, however, the circumstances of their death is still unknown.

“Working in law enforcement is the only job where you throw stones, bricks and Molotov cocktails just because you have the same profession that someone who did something terrible in a thousand miles away” — complained the head of the International Association of chiefs of police Stephen Casstevens (Steven Casstevens). According to him, the work of the police unjustly condemned in society, and its importance and complexity is often underestimated. As noted by the leader of the police Union Los Angeles Robert Harris (Robert Harris), officers often have to stand in the cordon around 12-14 hours, being subjected to attacks from citizens.

Other law enforcement officers also complained that lack of gratitude for carrying their service. In particular, members of the police trade unions admitted that I feel like the Vietnam war veterans who returned to their homeland, where their hate.

At the same time, writes The Washington Post, The anxiety of law enforcement officers not confirmed by the data. It is known that over the last decade in the United States is not observed steady increase in the number of police killed or injured in the line of duty. According to some experts, the mood of society, most likely, are not disrespectful to the police, who do a good job, and motivated by a desire to bring to justice those who committed the crime.

Dozens of U.S. cities covered protests accompanied by riots. They began after the death in Minneapolis of a black guard to George Floyd, who died after a rough arrest. Protests against police brutality held in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver new York��, Indianapolis, Boston, Detroit and many other cities.