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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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Official: Tenn. assaults by teen mob not a hate crime

On a widely circulated video, a crowd of teenagers is seen streaming across a lot before surrounding and kicking a store worker - Full Story

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Mob of teens storm Tenn. store, attack 3

In an attack that is stirring outrage across Memphis, a group of more than 20 youths assaulted at least three people in the parking lot of the Poplar Plaza Kroger Saturday night.

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Video: Mob of teens storm Tenn. store, attack 3

In an attack that is stirring outrage across Memphis, a group of more than 20 youths assaulted at least three people in the parking lot of the Poplar Plaza Kroger Saturday night - Full Story

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Records: Governor kept routine until day 5 of Ferguson protests

Records: Governor kept routine until day 5 of Ferguson protests

Questions have been raised about whether the governor should have responded faster to an increasingly chaotic and racially tense situation - Full Story

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DOJ announces Ferguson police probe

DOJ announces Ferguson police probe

Investigation will look at department practices over the past few years, including patterns of stops, arrests and use of force, as well as the training officers receive - Full Story

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No gray area: Beliefs shape views of fatal Mo. police shooting

No gray area: Beliefs shape views of fatal Mo. police shooting

Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception - Full Story

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Trending topics: When cops fight for survival

By PoliceOne Staff For this week's 'Trending Topics,' we take a look back at the month of... - Full Story

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Despite rallies, Ferguson slowly starting to make comeback

Despite rallies, Ferguson slowly starting to make comeback

Former Mayor Brian Fletcher started the group "Friends of the City of Ferguson," which has raised more than $13,000 to help businesses repair the damage - Full Story

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Lawsuit filed over police use of force at Ferguson protests

Federal lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that police used excessive force and falsely arrested innocent bystanders amid attempts to quell widespread unrest after a fatal police shooting - Full Story

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Police agencies calculating costs of Ferguson response

St. Louis County so far has spent about $1 million in police overtime responding to Ferguson - Full Story



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