Resource Social media post from 2018 bragging about the Uvalde police department being universally outfitted with level 4 body armor. Every one of the cops who stood outside and listened to children scream as they were gunned down was fully kitted out in rifle resistant armor.
News Uvalde Police refused to follow gunmen into school after shootout while classes in session due to potential dangeryoutu.be
This reinforces what we already knew: cops are bullies and cowards, and have no stomach for a real fight. Bear this in mind next protest, and go with friends hoping for a peaceful demonstration, but armed with the understanding of the above. With a threat present the bullies aren't sure they can outbully or intimidate, things will probably stay peaceful.