The group enters the lobby of the Chamber of Commerce Building…

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Protesters occupy the lobby of the Chamber of Commerce Building in Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Protesters occupy the lobby of the Chamber of Commerce Building in Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.

Elevators are packed en route to the Chamber Office, 6th floor…

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Protesters ride an elevator up to the Chamber of Commerce office in Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Protesters ride elevators up to the Chamber of Commerce office, encounter three police officers, and then occupy the office, in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Protesters ride elevators up to the Chamber of Commerce office, encounter three police officers, and then occupy the office, in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday July 9, 2019.

A short standoff with three police officers guarding the office…

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Protesters ride elevators up to the Chamber of Commerce office, encounter three police officers, and then occupy the office, in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Protesters ride elevators up to the Chamber of Commerce office, encounter three police officers, and then occupy the office, in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday July 9, 2019.

As another group of protesters enters the office from behind, the police retreat and the office is taken over…

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Protesters ride elevators up to the Chamber of Commerce office, encounter three police officers, and then occupy the office, in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Protesters occupy the Chamber of Commerce office in Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Protesters occupy the Chamber of Commerce office in Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Protesters occupy the Chamber of Commerce office, yell and chant, police arrive in more numbers and after warnings to leave begin making arrests, in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Protesters occupy the Chamber of Commerce office in Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.

Police give warning that arrests will begin soon. Some stay and others head back down to the lobby, where the occupation continues…

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Protesters locked together, occupying the Chamber of Commerce office in Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Protesters occupy the Chamber of Commerce office, yell and chant, police arrive in more numbers and after warnings to leave begin making arrests, in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Mariella Mendoza speaks as protesters occupy the Chamber of Commerce Building in Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.

SLC Ambassadors try to reach the elevators, blocked by non-violent action…

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Protesters occupy the Chamber of Commerce lobby, blocking downtown ambassadors from accessing the elevators, and employees are escorted out, in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Protesters occupy the Chamber of Commerce lobby, blocking downtown ambassadors from accessing the elevators, and employees are escorted out, in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Protesters occupy the Chamber of Commerce lobby, blocking downtown ambassadors from accessing the elevators, and employees are escorted out, in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Protesters occupy the Chamber of Commerce Building in Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.

Police suddenly move in to clear the lobby…

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police wade in to remove protesters occupying the Chamber of Commerce Building Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police wade in to remove protesters occupying the Chamber of Commerce Building Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police attempt to remove protesters occupying the Chamber of Commerce Building Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police enter the Chamber of Commerce lobby and begin pushing protesters out of the building, in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday July 9, 2019. George Zinn.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police attempt to remove protesters occupying the Chamber of Commerce Building Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.

Then the police push the crowd through the first set of glass doors…

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police remove protesters occupying the Chamber of Commerce Building Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police remove protesters occupying the Chamber of Commerce Building Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police pushing protesters out of the Chamber of Commerce building, in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police remove protesters occupying the Chamber of Commerce Building Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police pushing protesters out of the Chamber of Commerce building, in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police pushing protesters out of the Chamber of Commerce building, in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police pushing protesters out of the Chamber of Commerce building, in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday July 9, 2019.

Some protesters remain in the entryway, and some are detained…

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police pushing protesters out of the Chamber of Commerce building, in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police take a woman into custody while removing protesters occupying the Chamber of Commerce Building Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.

Confrontation as police secure the outer doors…

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police struggle with protesters for control of a door at the Chamber of Commerce Building Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police push protesters out of the Chamber of Commerce building, then face off at the door, in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police struggle with protesters for control of a door at the Chamber of Commerce Building Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police struggle with protesters for control of a door at the Chamber of Commerce Building Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police struggle with protesters for control of a door at the Chamber of Commerce Building Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Police struggle with protesters for control of a door at the Chamber of Commerce Building Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.

Aftermath…

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
An anarchy flag on 400 South after protesters occupied the Chamber of Commerce Building in Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 9, 2019.

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