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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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August 09, 2011
Police say flash mobs not always peaceful

Police say flash mobs not always peaceful

For flash mobsters, crowd size a tempting cover as police scramble to keep tabs on the spontaneous assemblies - Full Story
August 07, 2011

London explodes in riots after police shooting

Protest against fatal shooting of man turned into rampage; 8 cops injured, cruisers torched - Full Story
July 28, 2011

Riot police respond to chaos at LA premiere

Police in riot gear fought off crowds who came to see a well-known DJ - Full Story
July 22, 2011

2 new suspects arrested in Giants fan beating

Bryan Stow, 42, was nearly beaten to death by two men after attending the March 31 season opener - Full Story
July 20, 2011

SF police arrest 35 in shooting protest

One protester attempted to take a camera away from a member of a local TV news crew - Full Story
July 06, 2011

Video: Mob shoots fireworks at responding cops, firefighters

Responders faced a "near-riot" mob setting off mortar-type fireworks, with some people throwing bottles and rocks - Full Story
June 21, 2011

Video: Rioter swings bag at cop, punches firefighter

Intoxicated Vancouver rioter taunts public safety officials - Full Story
June 17, 2011

Riot aftermath: Vancouver police examine tactics

Police approach and role of social media affected course of riot - Full Story
June 16, 2011

Video: Police attempt to control Vancouver riot

Canucks fans start a violent riot after their Stanley Cup loss - Full Story
May 31, 2011

Editorial: A recipe for 'police brutality'

Jefferson Memorial incident designed to provoke cops - Full Story



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