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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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April 02, 2012
Ky. cops assess handling of post-game mayhem

Ky. cops assess handling of post-game mayhem

Lexington city police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts told The Associated Press that several hundred officers will be out in force on Monday to help keep order - Full Story
March 29, 2012

Pepper-spray report can be released without officers' names

Judge ruled names of most officers in UC Davis incident must be removed - Full Story
March 23, 2012
Occupy Oakland declare 'start of the spring offensive'

Occupy Oakland declare 'start of the spring offensive'

Melvin Kelley, a member of the group's Tactical Action Committee, said, "This is our new encampment until May 1, when we retake" Frank Ogawa Plaza - Full Story
March 20, 2012

St. Patrick's mob, Canadian police clash

Authorities express extreme disapproval at St. Patrick's day mob in London, Ont. - Full Story
March 18, 2012
'Occupy' anniversary ends in police sweep

'Occupy' anniversary ends in police sweep

Six months after the protesters first took over Zuccotti Park near New York City's financial district, the protesters gathered there again - Full Story
March 17, 2012

NY cops: No 'kegs and eggs' riot this St. Pat's

Last year, cars were vandalized and appliances flung from porches — responding police in riot gear were pelted with rocks and bottles - Full Story
March 16, 2012

Cops disperse crowd at anti-police riot in Montreal

Authorities declared the march illegal - Full Story
March 16, 2012

Parts of UC pepper-spray report to remain sealed

Sections that police have argued would violate privacy if released will stay sealed - Full Story
March 15, 2012

London police riot tactics ruled lawful

The use of 'kettling' tactics by police in London during violent demonstrations in 2001 did not breach human rights - Full Story
March 04, 2012

Video: Cops, students clash at NY high school

The NYPD issued six summonses for disorderly conduct and one for assault - Full Story

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