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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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Scuffle breaks out during Mo. police review board hearing

When several officers began to testify against a proposed civilian police oversight board in St. Louis, some in the audience began yelling, pushing and shoving.

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Video: Scuffle breaks out during Mo. police review board hearing

When officers began to testify against a proposed civilian police oversight board in St. Louis, some in the audience began yelling, pushing and shoving - Full Story

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San Francisco protesters shut down transit stations

San Francisco protesters shut down transit stations

Protesters say the transit demonstration will kick off four days of action over the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend - Full Story

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Police protesters snarl morning commute in DC

Several dozen protesters hindered the morning commute for some Thursday as they marched in the streets of Washington.

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Police protesters snarl morning commute in DC

Several dozen protesters hindered the morning commute for some Thursday as they marched in the streets of Washington - Full Story

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Boston area highway blocked by police protesters

Activists protesting what they call "police and state violence against black people" chained themselves to concrete-filled barrels and blocked a busy Boston area highway - Full Story

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Arrests made as Ohio State fans set fires, tear down goal post

Police made a handful of arrests after using tear gas and pepper spray to disperse crowds after nearly 90 fires were set.

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Video: Arrests made as Ohio State fans set fires, tear down goal post

Video: Arrests made as Ohio State fans set fires, tear down goal post

Police made a handful of arrests after using tear gas and pepper spray to disperse crowds after nearly 90 fires were set - Full Story

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Ore. protesters disrupt Navy vet's medal ceremony

More than 100 anti-police protesters crashed a medal presentation honoring a 100-year-old Navy vet Saturday.

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Video: Ore. protesters disrupt Navy vet's medal ceremony

More than 100 anti-police protesters crashed a medal presentation honoring a 100-year-old Navy vet Saturday - Full Story



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