It could be good for public confidence for this policing operation, within the context that it was happening, within the spherical, given, in fact, extraordinary energy of feeling that there was on the time, but additionally given the truth that we’re nonetheless in a pandemic — illegal gatherings are illegal gatherings. Officers should take motion if individuals are placing themselves massively in danger. I don’t assume anyone who was not within the operation can truly go an in depth touch upon the rightness and wrongness of it. , that is fiendishly troublesome policing, but additionally, I’m positive for the individuals who needed to, you realize, specific their emotions, that was a troublesome scenario for them. And — and that’s why it wants a chilly, light-of-day, sober assessment. Six hours of yesterday was actually calm and peaceable. Only a few cops round, respectful, individuals laying flowers, not gathering and, you realize, a vigil that didn’t breach the laws. Sadly, afterward, we had a very large crowd that gathered, a number of speeches. And, fairly rightly, so far as I can see, my workforce felt that is now an illegal gathering, which poses a substantial danger to individuals’s well being, based on the laws. A extremely invidious place for my officers to seek out themselves in. However they then moved to attempt to clarify to individuals, to interact with individuals, to get individuals to disperse from this illegal gathering. And lots of, many, many individuals did. Sadly, a small minority didn’t.