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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 01, 2013

Clubs, hammers banned from Oakland protests

The ban on protest weapons and tools was one of two high-profile measures voted on Wednesday - Full Story
July 29, 2013

Huge brawl erupts at surfing competition, 8 arrested

When officers tried to break up the enormous fight, the mob surged downtown, vandalizing property and looting - Full Story
July 25, 2013
Wis. police arrest 22 in peaceful protest at Capitol

Wis. police arrest 22 in peaceful protest at Capitol

Demonstrators have continued to gather in the Capitol despite a recent ruling that it was an "unlawful event" - Full Story
July 20, 2013

Nationwide rallies call for 'Justice for Trayvon'

Al Sharpton's National Action Network organized rallies and vigils outside in at least 101 cities - Full Story
July 15, 2013
Calif. police battle with Zimmerman protesters

Calif. police battle with Zimmerman protesters

More than 100 police officers in LA converged on crowds and ordered people to disperse, several were arrested - Full Story
July 14, 2013
Safety a concern amid nationwide Zimmerman protests

Safety a concern amid nationwide Zimmerman protests

Though most demonstrations following the verdict were peaceful, several violent acts occurred in Calif. cities - Full Story
July 13, 2013

Jurors: Zimmerman not guilty of 2nd-degree murder

Defense attorneys said the case was classic self-defense, claiming Martin knocked Zimmerman down and was slamming the older man's head against the concrete - Full Story
June 11, 2013
Riot police arrest 6 in London protests

Riot police arrest 6 in London protests

Ahead of the protests, riot police also swooped in on a building occupied by the anti-G-8 protesters - Full Story
June 01, 2013

UK police keep peace amid protests of soldier's slaying

Police kept about 150 British National Party supporters carrying anti-Islam placards apart from a larger group of anti-racist demonstrators outside Parliament - Full Story
May 02, 2013

Video: Protesters clash with police at Seattle May Day rally

Several officers were injured and as many as 18 were arrested during the May Day march - Full Story

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