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Bolivian police destroy La Paz headquarters demanding salary increase
Police officers on strike vandalize the police intelligence headquarters and burn documents in La Paz, on June 22, during a police strike demanding a 70 percent salary increase. At least three people were injured when striking Bolivian police officers clashed with an anti-riot brigade in downtown La Paz Thursday, local media reported.Aizar Raldes / AFP - Getty Images
AP reports -- A mutiny by rank-and-file Bolivian police demanding wage increases has spread across the nation, with about 4,000 officers occupying barracks.
Protesters sacked and set fire to furniture and documents in one police office in La Paz on Friday but the protest otherwise appeared peaceful.