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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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July 27, 2014

Trending topics: When a sports fan turns violent

By PoliceOne Staff This week, we look at incidents out of an extremely unpredictable environment –... - Full Story
July 21, 2014

Union: Video shows woman attacked cop at gay pride parade

More pictures and video have surfaced showing what happened before a city officer punched a woman at the city's gay pride parade and festival last month - Full Story
July 15, 2014
Federal officer fires shot in clash at LA rally

Federal officer fires shot in clash at LA rally

Officer fired his weapon once at men in a truck as they fled a pro-Israel rally after using wooden poles bearing Palestinian flags to hit protesters - Full Story
July 14, 2014
Video: 4 Chicago officers injured in park melee

Video: 4 Chicago officers injured in park melee

Officers were injured and a squad car was damaged when a fight broke out and bottles were thrown among a large crowd that had gathered for a concert - Full Story
July 14, 2014

Video: Gunman shoots five outside Conn. nightclub

A man caught on video spraying gunfire into a crowd outside a nightclub, injuring five people, was ordered held on $1M bail Monday while insisting he was defending himself - Full Story
July 10, 2014
$14M to beaten Giants fan returns focus to event security

$14M to beaten Giants fan returns focus to event security

In the wake of the attack, the Dodgers and LA police made a series of moves, including adding more patrols and undercover officers wearing rival team jerseys - Full Story
July 03, 2014

Occupy activist who assaulted cop leaves jail after 58 days

She could have been sent to prison for seven years, but her case became a cause celebre - Full Story
June 22, 2014
Albuquerque protesters put police chief 'on trial'

Albuquerque protesters put police chief 'on trial'

Protesters advocating for drastic changes within a police agency criticized by the U.S. Justice Department over its use of force put the embattled police chief "on trial" during a rally Saturday - Full Story
June 16, 2014

Video: Pa. police investigate struggle during arrest at PrideFest

A police officer was put on desk duty after video surfaced showing him punching a woman at the city's gay pride parade and festival - Full Story
June 11, 2014

NYC settles with 14 Occupy protesters for $583K

Settlement is largest to date in an Occupy-related civil rights lawsuit - Full Story



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