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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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April 29, 2015
Police clash with Baltimore protesters for a second night

Police clash with Baltimore protesters for a second night

The clash came after a day of high tension but relative peace in Baltimore, as thousands of police officers and National Guardsmen poured in to try to prevent another round of looting and arson - Full Story
April 29, 2015
Mayor: Cleveland preparing as police shooting case wraps up

Mayor: Cleveland preparing as police shooting case wraps up

31-year-old Michael Brelo is charged with two counts of voluntary manslaughter - Full Story
April 28, 2015
15 officers hurt, 200 rioters arrested in Baltimore

15 officers hurt, 200 rioters arrested in Baltimore

6 officers were hospitalized as a result of the violence, and there were 144 vehicle fires - Full Story
April 27, 2015

Colo. carnival morphs into mob scene; crowd fights police

Police struggled to control a hostile crowd of more than 150 people - Full Story
April 26, 2015
Video: 6 cops hurt, 34 arrested in violent Baltimore protest

Video: 6 cops hurt, 34 arrested in violent Baltimore protest

Violence erupted Saturday night during what began as a peaceful demonstration attended by more than a thousand people - Full Story
April 24, 2015
Tensions high in Baltimore police protests

Tensions high in Baltimore police protests

A scuffle broke out and two protesters were arrested Thursday, but most expressed anger peacefully - Full Story
April 22, 2015
Over 1K protesters take to Baltimore streets after in-custody death

Over 1K protesters take to Baltimore streets after in-custody death

Tuesday's demonstration marked the beginning of a week of protests and rallies planned across the city - Full Story
April 20, 2015

Video: Vet, former Playboy model scuffles with cops over flag

Michelle Manhart took the American flag from a group of protesters who were reportedly stomping on it in protest of racism - Full Story
April 15, 2015
Off-duty cop assaulted by protesters during NYC march

Off-duty cop assaulted by protesters during NYC march

Several people were seen getting arrested during the chaotic march from Manhattan's Union Square to the Brooklyn Bridge - Full Story
April 14, 2015

Trending Topics: When cops get caught in a melee

By PoliceOne Staff The recent release of the dash cam capturing a battle between cops and a traveling... - Full Story



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