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Crowd Control

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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May 30, 2012
'Occupy' protester: Week in Chicago jail 'was awesome'

'Occupy' protester: Week in Chicago jail 'was awesome'

Charged with assaulting officer; case was dismissed by local judge - Full Story
May 22, 2012
Chicago police get high marks for NATO protest response

Chicago police get high marks for NATO protest response

Measured response praised by many in city, local law professor says 'I think they helped their reputation' - Full Story
May 21, 2012

Video: Police pepper-spray Montreal bar patrons

Customers scramble after protest turns violent - Full Story
May 21, 2012
Chicago police supt. on the front lines at riots

Chicago police supt. on the front lines at riots

'You lead from the front... I was going to be in the middle of it, I just had my helmet in the truck and never had a chance to get it,' McCarthy says - Full Story
May 12, 2012
NATO summit poses challenge for Chicago police

NATO summit poses challenge for Chicago police

In anticipation, the department sent officers to Alabama to train at a Department of Homeland Security facility - Full Story
May 05, 2012

University: Mediation, not police, for protests

The University of California is recommending administrators deploy mediators instead of police in future campus demonstrations - Full Story
May 02, 2012

Video: LAPD officer hit in head at May Day protest

Some protesters appeared to swarm a smaller number of LAPD officers - Full Story
May 02, 2012

Oakland police criticized for Occupy response

Progress on reforms has stalled at the Oakland Police Department, according to a federal monitor who also said the agency failed to properly prepare - Full Story
May 02, 2012
May Day 'Occupy' protests met with police response

May Day 'Occupy' protests met with police response

Tear gas, vandalism, arrests, but also non-violent gatherings - Full Story



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