The tactics agents were first noticed in mid-July after federal police in unmarked vehicles were seen grabbing protesters off the streets without cause, sometimes miles where demonstrations were occurring.
During recent protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, federal police were seen targeting alleged activists.
In one case, federal agents were recorded attacking an activist group in broad daylight because they were filling up their food truck and generators up with gas.
As soon group pulled out of the their vehicles were surrounded by police in unmarked cars who immediately rushed out and pointed their guns at the activists.
One of the officers began pounding on the window of the vehicle, and without giving the occupants any time to open the door, they smashed the window with a hammer, which caused the glass to spray the person passenger seat.
Some of the officers were wearing vests or uniforms that identified them as police or US Marshals, but many of them were in .
In the the video, police seen arresting the occupants of the vehicle that was on-screen, and also other activists just off-screen who were arrested .
The activists were arrested in such an aggressive manner and charged with because the police comfortable with gas they were buying.
Many of the were arrested belong to a Seattle-based nonprofit called "Riot Kitchen," which serves food to protesters.
About a members of the group and of their supporters were arrested, Riot Kitchen Jennifer Scheurle.
The Kenosha said later statement that they began tracking the group after receiving a tip about "Suspicious vehicles" meeting on of town.
While tracking the group, that they saw them filling up multiple gas cans at a , which is why they made such an aggressive arrest.
"Suspecting that the occupants vehicles were preparing for criminal activity the unrest, officers attempted contact and investigate," police said statement.
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Riot Kitchen Jennifer Scheurle told The Washington Post that the group had no criminal intent with the gas they were only filling up their food truck and generators were approached by police.
"It's two giant vehicles and generators. have guns, have weapons. We're there to feed people. That's it," Scheurle said.
Police claim that they found helmets, gas masks, protective vests, and "Illegal fireworks" during of the vehicles connected with Riot Kitchen, but the fireworks, none items illegal, seem to justify the attack and subsequent arrests shown video