National Guard sent to Long Beach, California, and Washington, DC
In the national capital, the entire DC National Guard has been called out to assist police with protests in the city, according to Capt. Melissa Heintz from the 113th Wing Public Affairs.
According to its website, the DC National Guard has 1,350 members.
In California, National Guard members are on their way to Long Beach to respond to looting and unrest, the city’s police department said Sunday night.
“The National Guard is on their way and we will get control of the situation,” the Long Beach police chief said. “All hands are on deck and the entire police department is mobilized. Everyone is mobilized. All of our partner agencies are mobilized.”