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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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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
April 28, 2013

Colo. police use tear gas to break up noisy street party

Police say they used tear gas to disperse a large and noisy street party near a college as some of the 300 party-goers through bottles at the officers - Full Story
April 25, 2013

Police detain protesters outside Bush library opening

The three people were placed in patrol cars Thursday as about 200 people marched in protest - Full Story
April 09, 2013

Video: Riot police tame Louisville crowd after NCAA win

Police were forced to use tear gas after several scuffles broke out and an officer was attacked - Full Story

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