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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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September 20, 2011

2 officers indicted in Md. college student beating

Incident occurred after March 2010 Univ. of Maryland basketball victory - Full Story
September 12, 2011

Officers under fire for crowd control video

An amateur video has raised questions of the department's use of force - Full Story
August 28, 2011

Arrest made for attempted cop murder in UK riots

The suspect allegedly left two police officers hospitalized - Full Story
August 13, 2011

Ex-NYPD commish Bratton to advise UK on gangs

In wake of riots, William Bratton will advise the British government in an "unpaid" capacity - Full Story
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



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