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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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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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GD's Mobile Communications Event Solution

Ensuring the public's safety with large crowds is a complex challenge. General Dynamics' Mobile Communications Event Solution allows law enforcement to quickly respond to potential accidents, crime, and terrorism before they happen. The Mobile Communications Event Solution will help public safety officials provide large event security by allowing officers and command posts to gather and share data.

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Video: Speeding escalator ends brawl between crowd, police

The weight of the crowd caused the escalator to speed up, sending them soaring down to the underground station - Full Story

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Speeding escalator ends brawl between crowd, police

Swedish transportation officials said an overloaded train station escalator stopped a fight between rival soccer fans by throwing them at a high speed.



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