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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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Protest against police blocks Ga. freeway

Demonstrators who say they were taking part in a week of resistance to police brutality temporarily blocked traffic on a freeway through downtown Atlanta - Full Story

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Trending Topics: When cops face off with a college crowd

By PoliceOne Staff One of the most dangerous challenges police officers can face is the unpredictability... - Full Story

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Occupy protester tries to make police laugh, fails

A protester tries and fails to make police laugh by showing off some Dragonball-Z-style moves in Hong Kong.

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Students clean up after mayhem near pumpkin fest

Chaotic weekend after violent parties near the city's annual pumpkin festival led to destruction.

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Riots break out after WVU football win

Police used pepper spray and chemical munitions to disperse groups of rioters after they ignored warnings to disperse.

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Video: Riots break out after WVU football win

Police used pepper spray and chemical munitions to disperse groups of rioters after they ignored warnings to disperse - Full Story

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Students clean up after mayhem near pumpkin fest

Violent parties near the city's annual pumpkin festival led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries - Full Story

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Mayhem erupts near pumpkin fest in New Hampshire

Mayhem erupts near pumpkin fest in New Hampshire

Violent disturbances near Keene State College during an annual pumpkin festival lasted until early Sunday and involved dozens of arrests and injuries - Full Story

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Dozens arrested on 4th day of St. Louis protests

Dozens arrested on 4th day of St. Louis protests

Organizers of the Ferguson October protests dubbed the day "Moral Monday" and committed acts of civil disobedience in and around St. Louis - Full Story

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17 arrested in St. Louis during Brown shooting protests

17 arrested in St. Louis during Brown shooting protests

The arrests were the only incident in an otherwise peaceful weekend of demonstrations in the city - Full Story



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