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For the fourth consecutive night, hundreds of people confronted officers outside the Brooklyn Center police department to protest the killing of Daunte Wright. Police used flash bangs, tear gas, and aggressive measures to clear the crowds as curfew went into effect.

Earlier in the day, Washington County Attorney Pete Orput filed second-degree manslaughter charges against former police officer Kim Potter. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension took her into custody, but Potter was released later in the evening after posting bail.

Photojournalist Dymanh Chhoun spoke with protesters outside the police department to find out what public safety means to them.

Dymanh Chhoun

Dymanh Chhoun has been a photojournalist for over 9 years, and is now a ThreeSixty Journalism Program Manager at the University of St. Thomas.