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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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Crowd Control: Handcuffing Secure - Login Required

Mike Janin demonstrates handcuffing techniques to be used in a crowd-control scenario.

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LAPD arrests 54 demonstrators at Wal-Mart protest

They were arrested for failure to disperse after an unlawful assembly was declared - Full Story

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Boston police keep city safe after World Series victory

Boston police keep city safe after World Series victory

Throughout the night, the Boston police department had tweeted cautionary messages, encouraging fans to "Celebrate with pride" - Full Story

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Police break up massive college party

Footage of hundreds of party-goers throwing projectiles at riot police in Bellingham, Wash. as they attempt to control a chaotic scene.

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Police arrest 2 referees at high school game

The refs were each charged with one count of Public Intimidation for trying to throw cops out of the game.

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Riot police break up party in Wash. college town

Riot police break up party in Wash. college town

Several police officers suffered minor injuries from broken glass, and police squads were damaged - Full Story

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8 lawmakers arrested at DC immigration rally

8 lawmakers arrested at DC immigration rally

At least eight Democratic members of the House were among about 200 people arrested Tuesday after they blocked a main street near the Capitol during a massive rally - Full Story

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Crowd control: Sleeping dragon Secure - Login Required

The "Sleeping Dragon" is a common device used by protesters to chain themselves together and obstruct traffic. Mike Janin demonstrates how to safely remove this device and effect an arrest.

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Oakland A's fan takes on 3 cops, gets TASERed

The angered man threw several punches and was promptly removed from the game as the crowd heckled.

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Video: Oakland A's fan takes on 3 cops, gets TASERed

The angered man threw several punches and was promptly removed from the game as the crowd heckled - Full Story



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