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Crowd Control

The Crowd Control topic focuses in on the difficult task of controlling large groups of people with a limited number of officers and resources. The articles and tips in this section focus on strategies that can help quell a riled up crowd and riot gear — helmets and shields — that will keep them safe in the process. Law enforcement must be prepared for the worst when a controversial verdict is read or a large sports team wins a championship and the celebration spills to the streets.
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Prepare for unrest following murder indictment in Ohio OIS

Prepare for unrest following murder indictment in Ohio OIS

Too often in the post-Ferguson era we’ve seen public protests turned into violent clashes with burned buildings and injured persons on both sides of the fray. - Full Story

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Rapid Response: Prepare for unrest following murder indictment in Ohio OIS Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Rapid Response: Prepare for unrest following murder indictment in Ohio OIS

Too often in the post-Ferguson era we’ve seen public protests turned into violent clashes with burned buildings and injured persons on both sides of the fray - Full Story

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7K Baltimore riot-related documents, emails released

7K Baltimore riot-related documents, emails released

The material depicts a government in chaos as leaders tried to anticipate unrest, then to respond to what came - Full Story

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Range Strategies' new target system simulates realistic gunfights

Range Strategies' new target system simulates realistic gunfights

The system teaches gun-handling skills, discrimination and when it is appropriate to shoot - Full Story

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Transit police union criticizes response to Baltimore riots

State transit cops claim commanders and administrators made 'detrimental and disturbing' decisions that endangered officers - Full Story

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Kan. cops, community have open dialogue

Police chief expects that when officers interact with the public, they show each individual respect and dignity - Full Story

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Md. legislators ask Baltimore mayor to explain her actions during riots

Legislators said mayor put Baltimore in an 'awful position' with her lack of leadership during the riots - Full Story

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Bodycam video calms tensions in Texas arrest

Footage prevented protests over an incident in which police restrained a woman and used a Taser on a man - Full Story

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In wake of riots and crime spike, Baltimore mayor under fire

In wake of riots and crime spike, Baltimore mayor under fire

City government has yet to show how it will repair the strained relationship between police and the people - Full Story



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Be Advised... Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
Policing with Honor Policing with Honor
with Randy Sutton