In this Tuesday, photo, Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier looks up from his desk in Mandan, N.D. Kirchmeier has led the police response to the Dakota Access oil pipeline protests, and shrugs off criticism that that response has been heavy-handed at times. Nov. 22, 2016 (AP Photo/James MacPherson)

Following Trump’s Pipeline Order, Sheriff Issues Warning To DAPL Water Protectors

From Los Angeles and Seattle, to New York City and Washington, D.C., spontaneous demonstrations erupted after the new president’s unexpectedly decisive approvals for both pipelines.