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.
Crowd control expert Mike Janin talks in great detail about some of the tactics and operating procedures of protestor groups. Your next crowd control event could have you facing similar challenges, know what you're up against by watching.