Safety Tips for Street Actions/Protests & Pepper Spray Exposure

About this tip sheet - This was created quickly after NYPD mass-pepper sprayed protesters at a George Floyd protest the evening of Friday May 29, 2020. It’s compiled from a number of sources. This is NOT a comprehensive document – we are offering this tip sheet because many New Yorkers may not have experience dealing with NYPD pepper-spraying and using teargas on protesters.

Resource Type: Fact Sheets