It appears to have been a peaceful protest in Rio Grande Monday.

I spoke with an officer with the Middle Township Police Department shortly after 4am, and it appears to have been a quiet night. Fingers crossed that it continues that way.

Middle Township Police posted photos of the event on Facebook:

It was very inspiring to see the officers - and others in local law enforcement - on hand not only to ensure peace, but to listen to people's concerns.

From social media posts, Middle Township Police officers got right involved with the protest, and were right there the whole way, including at the end of the night:

The closing moments of the event were captured on video:

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