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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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Ala. officers suspended after university arrest video surfaces

Officers are shown using stun guns and batons on people at a university campus - Full Story

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Ferguson police present initiative, seek to restore trust

Ferguson police present initiative, seek to restore trust

The Ferguson neighborhood policing program calls for teams of officers to be assigned to a specific area - Full Story

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Police backlash puts pressure on Tarantino's new movie

A growing number of police groups have called for the boycott of the upcoming 'The Hateful Eight' release - Full Story

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Trending Topics: When violence erupts at a music festival

By PoliceOne Staff Controlling large groups of people at an event can be a monumental and dangerous task... - Full Story

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Texas police, city address public safety needs for SXSW music festival

During the nine days of SXSW, the police department assembles several units to meet the public safety needs - Full Story

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SC students stage walkout for fired deputy

About 100 students gathered to express opinions about Ben Fields’ firing in relation to the classroom arrest video - Full Story

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Former Attorney General: No evidence cops lying down on the job post-Ferguson

Eric Holder said he disagrees with comments from FBI Director James Comey - Full Story

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FBI warns LEOs of 'Halloween Revolt' by anarchists

Federal officials issued a bulletin to local police about the potential for attacks on officers - Full Story

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NY police union calls for boycott of Quentin Tarantino films after anti-cop march

NY police union calls for boycott of Quentin Tarantino films after anti-cop march

Tarantino joined hundreds of protesters Saturday to march several miles as part of a demonstration - Full Story

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Politicians debate 'Black Lives Matter' effect on officers

Politicians debate 'Black Lives Matter' effect on officers

Some defend the movement while others say it calls for the murder of officers - Full Story



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