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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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Huge brawl erupts at surfing competition, 8 arrested

When officers tried to break up the enormous fight, the mob surged downtown, vandalizing property and looting

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Huge brawl erupts at surfing competition, 8 arrested

When officers tried to break up the enormous fight, the mob surged downtown, vandalizing property and looting - Full Story

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Wis. police arrest 22 in peaceful protest at Capitol

Wis. police arrest 22 in peaceful protest at Capitol

Demonstrators have continued to gather in the Capitol despite a recent ruling that it was an "unlawful event" - Full Story

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Protesters clash with police as Pope visits Brazil

Hundreds of protesters have clashed with police on Monday after Pope Francis arrived in Rio de Janeiro. The anger was provoked by the $53 million price tag of the papal visit to the city.

In-depth News

Police in Fla., Calif. face opposition over Zimmerman verdict

Police in Fla., Calif. face opposition over Zimmerman verdict

Americans nationwide protested the outcome of George Zimmerman's trial, who was found not guilty of 2nd degree murder for the 2012 death of a black unarmed teenager. The 'Stand Your Ground' law came under fire by Floridians and other states who enforce similar laws, which encourage civilians to use deadly force if they fear death or bodily harm. - Full Story

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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

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Police fire non-lethal rounds at Zimmerman trial protesters

Police attempt to control crowd at Zimmerman protest.

Exclusives

A simple recipe for successful crowd-control efforts

A simple recipe for successful crowd-control efforts

Has your agency done the necessary planning for large-scale crowd control, or is there a pervasive "it can't happen here" mindset? - Full Story

Columns

A simple recipe for successful crowd-control efforts Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

A simple recipe for successful crowd-control efforts

Has your agency done the necessary planning for large-scale crowd control, or is there a pervasive “it can’t happen here” mindset? - Full Story

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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



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