DNC Moment of Silence For Fallen Officers Interrupted by Chants of "Black Lives Matter"

Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valez;  Photo: Saul Loeb via cnn.com

Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valez; Photo: Saul Loeb via cnn.com

On Thursday evening, the Democratic National Convention offered recognition of the violence that has beset the law enforcement community in recent months. 

Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez took to the rostrum and asked for a moment of silence.

Some in the audience, however, took offense to the gesture as chants of "Black Lives Matter" rang out during the moment of silence

See the video HERE.


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