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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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November 16, 2015

Video: Oakland crowd stomps cruiser at sideshow

The second night of sideshow activity included a fatal officer-involved shooting - Full Story
November 11, 2015

Wis. police retrieve flag burned at GOP debate protest

Photos and video of the incident quickly spread on social media - Full Story
November 09, 2015

Ala. officers suspended after university arrest video surfaces

Officers are shown using stun guns and batons on people at a university campus - Full Story
November 09, 2015
Ferguson police present initiative, seek to restore trust

Ferguson police present initiative, seek to restore trust

The Ferguson neighborhood policing program calls for teams of officers to be assigned to a specific area - Full Story
November 03, 2015

Police backlash puts pressure on Tarantino's new movie

A growing number of police groups have called for the boycott of the upcoming 'The Hateful Eight' release - Full Story
November 02, 2015

Trending Topics: When violence erupts at a music festival

By PoliceOne Staff Controlling large groups of people at an event can be a monumental and dangerous task... - Full Story
October 31, 2015

Texas police, city address public safety needs for SXSW music festival

During the nine days of SXSW, the police department assembles several units to meet the public safety needs - Full Story
October 30, 2015

SC students stage walkout for fired deputy

About 100 students gathered to express opinions about Ben Fields’ firing in relation to the classroom arrest video - Full Story
October 29, 2015

Former Attorney General: No evidence cops lying down on the job post-Ferguson

Eric Holder said he disagrees with comments from FBI Director James Comey - Full Story
October 28, 2015

FBI warns LEOs of 'Halloween Revolt' by anarchists

Federal officials issued a bulletin to local police about the potential for attacks on officers - Full Story



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