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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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Man fatally shot near 'Occupy' Oakland camp

Police Chief Howard Jordan said a preliminary investigation suggests the shooting resulted from a fight between two groups of men at or near the Occupy Oakland camp on a plaza in front of City Hall - Full Story


Protesters: Veteran shoots self at Vt. encampment

A man who said he was a veteran may have committed suicide at an Occupy camp - Full Story


Rioters, police gather on Penn State campus

Crowds began gathering outside Old Main on the University Park campus - Full Story


Calif. cops move to disband campus 'Occupy' camp

The crowd appeared to be swelling as protesters debated whether to stay overnight - Full Story


Police in DC will 'adjust tactics' for Occupy protesters

Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier cites five injuries last week - Full Story


Occupy protests degenerate into chaos

Protesters threw concrete chunks, metal pipes, lit roman candles and molotov cocktails, police said - Full Story


Utah officers cleared in spraying of haka dancers

The officers said the dancers were blocking an exit as players and game officials were trying to leave - Full Story


'Shoot a cop' flyer surfaces in Ariz.

A disturbing flyer found at 'Occupy Phoenix' says cop killers are the 'good guys' - Full Story


Mayors of liberal Calif. cities face Occupy quandary

SF, Oakland mayors struggling to balance support for Occupy Wall Street protests with need to preserve public safety - Full Story

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