So far this year 28 officers have killed themselves, up from a total of 35 for all of last year, according to interior ministry figures.
The Paris march passed off peacefully, and organisers see it as a dry run for Wednesday's May Day rally that will bring together several unions from different sectors.
Paris seemed to bear the brunt of the protests but demonstrations also took place in other French cities, including Bordeaux and Toulouse.
The French government sacked the top police official in Paris following another weekend of rioting in the capital during "yellow vest" protests
Demonstrators looted and torched shops and businesses on the famed Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on Saturday
French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters who threw projectiles and set bins on fire in Paris, Lyon and Bordeaux on Saturday, as the 14th straight weekend of “yellow vest” protests took a violent turn in the afternoon.
"We have never stopped extending a hand to France," Di Maio added at a campaign event later Friday in Roccaraso, Italy.
The bill, which is expected to secure approval next week, also grants police greater powers to extract potential trouble-makers from demonstrations.
Protesters started to assemble by the Champs Elysees and the Invalides esplanade near the Assemblee Nationale lower house of parliament and the Eiffel Tower
PARIS: Christian Dior is bringing forward its men’s fashion show in Paris to avoid “yellow vest” protesters who have fought police, torched cars and smashed up shops over recent weekends, a source familiar with the decision said. Dior, part of the LVMH luxury goods conglomerate, wrote to guests to reschedule a menswear catwalk show initially planned for Jan. 19 - a Saturday, when protesters have tended to converge on Paris and other big cities across France. The show will instead be held on Friday, Jan. 18. Upmarket…