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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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Hundreds protest Wash. police shooting, footage released

Hundreds marched in Washington state's capital city to protest a police shooting that wounded two people suspected of trying to steal beer.

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Video: Hundreds protest Wash. police shooting, footage released

Video: Hundreds protest Wash. police shooting, footage released

Hundreds marched in Washington state's capital city to protest a police shooting that wounded two people suspected of trying to steal beer - Full Story

Columns

3 crucial points about Obama’s evisceration of the 1033 Program Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

3 crucial points about Obama’s evisceration of the 1033 Program

If cops are stripped of the safety equipment and less lethal devices used for crowd control and other enforcement efforts, the scene on the street can quickly become dangerous - Full Story

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Wis. police protests stay peaceful

Wis. police protests stay peaceful

The approximately two dozen arrests so far have involved protesters blocking traffic - Full Story

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Video: Wis. OIS footage released, critics protest prosecutor's decision

On Wednesday morning, protesters began gathering outside of the apartment house where the shooting happened - Full Story

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Police arrest 9 people in Mass. beach brawl

Dozens of cruisers made their way to Revere Beach on Sunday in response to a brawl that resulted in road closures.

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Police arrest 9 people in Mass. beach brawl

Dozens of cruisers made their way to Revere Beach on Sunday in response to a brawl that resulted in road closures - Full Story

In-depth News

Protests, charges against Baltimore cops after in-custody death

Protests, charges against Baltimore cops after in-custody death

The in-custody death of Freddie Gray led to weeks of protests — culminating in the deployment of the National Guard, charges for six officers involved in the arrest, and a probe of the Baltimore Police Department's practices. 

- Full Story

Exclusives

A 15-point plan to survive to prevent or survive a large disturbance

A 15-point plan to survive to prevent or survive a large disturbance

When you find yourself facing an angry mob, stand proud and prepared with your fellow officers, and know that you are privileged to literally stand on that thin blue line between order and chaos - Full Story

Exclusives

Why riots won’t die: 3 contributing failures of leadership

Why riots won’t die: 3 contributing failures of leadership

Watching the recent riots in Baltimore brought back unpleasant memories of those riots in Los Angeles more than two decades ago — the similarities are a brutal reminder of how we continue to make the same mistakes. - Full Story



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Crowd Control Columnists

10-43: Be Advised... 10-43: Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
Policing with Honor Policing with Honor
with Randy Sutton