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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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Baseball as a model for improving police-community relations Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Baseball as a model for improving police-community relations

While national attention is focused on an empty baseball diamond in Baltimore, we should also take note of how a program to enhance police-community relations is happening on little league fields in New York City - Full Story

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Police clash with Baltimore protesters for a second night

Police clash with Baltimore protesters for a second night

The clash came after a day of high tension but relative peace in Baltimore, as thousands of police officers and National Guardsmen poured in to try to prevent another round of looting and arson - Full Story

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Mayor: Cleveland preparing as police shooting case wraps up

Mayor: Cleveland preparing as police shooting case wraps up

31-year-old Michael Brelo is charged with two counts of voluntary manslaughter - Full Story

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15 officers hurt, 200 rioters arrested in Baltimore

15 officers hurt, 200 rioters arrested in Baltimore

6 officers were hospitalized as a result of the violence, and there were 144 vehicle fires - Full Story

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Colo. carnival morphs into mob scene; crowd fights police

Police struggled to control a hostile crowd of more than 150 people - Full Story

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6 cops hurt, 34 arrested in violent Baltimore protests

Violence erupted Saturday night during what began as a peaceful demonstration attended by more than a thousand people.

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Video: 6 cops hurt, 34 arrested in violent Baltimore protest

Video: 6 cops hurt, 34 arrested in violent Baltimore protest

Violence erupted Saturday night during what began as a peaceful demonstration attended by more than a thousand people - Full Story

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Tensions high in Baltimore police protests

A scuffle broke out and two protesters were arrested Thursday, but most expressed anger peacefully.

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Tensions high in Baltimore police protests

Tensions high in Baltimore police protests

A scuffle broke out and two protesters were arrested Thursday, but most expressed anger peacefully - Full Story

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Over 1K protesters take to Baltimore streets after in-custody death

Over 1K protesters take to Baltimore streets after in-custody death

Tuesday's demonstration marked the beginning of a week of protests and rallies planned across the city - 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