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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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Wall Street protesters get 'Getting Arrested' app

As they're about to be arrested, users can hit one button and alert everyone on their list - Full Story

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Video: Police break up dance at high school game with OC spray

Utah police under fire after using spray to break up traditional 'Haka' dance - Full Story

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'Occupy' video of OC spray leads to discipline for cop

A NYPD deputy inspector was docked vacation time for using OC spray during a protest - Full Story

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NY protests cost city $1.9 million in police overtime

NY protests cost city $1.9 million in police overtime

The protest on Wall Street has entered its fourth week, and the cost of constant police surveillance will continue to rise at a time when Mayor Bloomberg has ordered budget cuts. (AP Image) Empty police academy?

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NY protests cost $1.9 million in police overtime

Though cold weather is on the way in, protesters don't plan on leaving anytime soon - Full Story

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700 arrested after protest on Brooklyn Bridge

The group Occupy Wall Street have been demonstrating against corporate greed, global warming and social inequality, among other grievances - Full Story

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Cop criticized for using pepper spray at NY protest

Cop criticized for using pepper spray at NY protest

A video shows an officer use pepper spray on a woman as police tried to control a crowd of demonstrators that had assembled in New York for an anti-Wall Street protest. - Full Story

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Video: Officer uses pepper spray during NY protest

Four women are seen standing behind netting used for crowd control during an anti-Wall Street protest - Full Story

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Video: Cops’ bar fight different on city camera, YouTube

Video: Cops’ bar fight different on city camera, YouTube

A fight between police and bar patrons in Akron, Ohio was videotaped from two angles, and each appear to tell a different story. Agitating or Defending?



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