A second rally organized by Back the Badge California, a group founded by a Stanislaus County native, was held in Modesto on Sunday morning. Its first was held in late June in Turlock.
The rally was scheduled to last until noon. By 10 a.m., the end of its first hour, easily a couple of hundred people lined the sidewalks of McHenry Avenue from Briggsmore Avenue to just north of Tokay Avenue.
Signs and flags carried by participants bore messages including “Defend the police,” “Police lives matter,” “We got your six” and “Law & order.”
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