Governor Kristi Noem Deploys National Guard To Assist Sioux Falls Authorities Confront Unruly Protesters

(KCCR) — South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem deployed the South Dakota National Guard to Sioux Falls Sunday night as protests spurred by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis arrived in South Dakota. Noem says the state has been preparing for the eventual…

Seventy members of two Guard units were staged and ready for deployment…

Noem says protest is welcome in South Dakota until it crosses a line…

Noem says the South Dakota National Guard is ready to deploy to other cities in the state should the protests expand, however for security reasons she declined to be more specific. She says the soldiers will stay activated as long as necessary to maintain order.