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Lowering the Shields

April 1, 2014

Whether you work for a large department or a small department, if you're responsible for keeping the peace, then you should be training in the latest mobile field force tactics.

Video: Protesters Clash with Police Over Albuquerque PD Shootings

March 31, 2014
What began as a peaceful protest on a sunny day in Albuquerque turned more and more unruly Sunday, as hundreds of people marched back and forth on Central Avenue until police threw more than two dozen canisters of tear gas and arrested at least half a dozen protesters.

Partiers Attack Police in Amherst, Mass.

March 17, 2014
Last weekend in the college town of Amherst, Mass., a pre-St. Patrick's Day rite that drew more than 4,000 people degenerated into violent confrontations with police officers, who donned riot helmets and used pepper spray to break up crowds that lobbed beer bottles, snowballs, and fireworks.

360Xm Acoustic Hailing Device

December 23, 2013
LRAD's new 360Xm long-range acoustic hailing device is a highly intelligible compact product designed for shorter distances and defined spaces.

Police Break Up Melee Near Western Washington U.

October 15, 2013
Police arrested three people Sunday during a melee near Western Washington University after hundreds of party-goers threw projectiles at authorities trying to disperse the crowd.

Fired Philly Officer Reinstated

August 13, 2013
The Philadelphia Police officer fired for hitting a woman in the face at the Puerto Rican Day parade was reinstated by an arbitrator, who ruled that his firing was improper.

Zimmerman Protesters Block Freeway, Clash with LAPD

July 15, 2013
The Los Angeles Police Department called a citywide tactical alert Sunday, after protesters of the George Zimmerman verdict blocked the Santa Monica (10) Freeway.

Minn. Officer Bucked In Mounted Unit Training

July 11, 2013
A Minneapolis Police officer was bucked and stepped on by her horse Wednesday during training but has escaped major injury.

P100 Crowd Control Helmet

February 12, 2013
Schuberth North America's P100 Crowd Control Helmet protects against impact, penetration, chemicals, fire, and ballistic threats in violent situations. A smaller shell size offers the same level of protection in smaller sizes for women.

Scottsdale (Ariz.) PD's Crowd Control Unit

December 17, 2012

The Scottsdale (Ariz.) PD's Rapid Response Team was established with three squads of officers, plus supervisors and logistics support. Now it totals 40 officers, all trained in the latest crowd control techniques developed by FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala.

P100 Riot Helmet

September 21, 2012
Schuberth engineers have spent decades studying trends in crowd violence, quickly adding innovations to the helmets to keep officers and agents protected against all known potential attacks. IACP Booth #3356.

Crowd Management: Preparing for the Storm

August 28, 2012

The good news is that crowd management and crowd control techniques have been refined over the last few years. The bad news is you're going to need them and more to keep the peace. So this is a good time to review crowd management tactics and prepare yourself for the hard days ahead.

The History of Crowd Management

August 28, 2012
Riot lines of officers with little protective gear in the 1920s gave way to the use of chemical agents in the 1970s.

Charlotte Police Learn Lessons From NATO Summit Security

May 21, 2012
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police got a first-hand look at the security plan for the NATO Summit in Chicago, and said they took away several lessons for the Democratic National Convention in September.

Video: Chicago Cops Clash With Anarchists Near NATO Summit

May 21, 2012
At least 45 people were arrested Sunday during a violent clash between Chicago Police and black bloc anarchists who were among the protestors of the NATO Summit.

Chicago PD Clashes With NATO Protesters

May 21, 2012

Chicago Police arrested at least 45 protesters of the NATO Summit after they hurled bottles at police and refused to dispurse from McCormick Place. Read the full story here.

Chicago PD's LRAD for NATO Summit

May 16, 2012

The Chicago Police Department will deploy an LRAD 1000Xi long-range acoustic device to relay dispersal commands to protesters. Sound can be heard in a 30-degree cone up to a kilometer away.

Tampa PD Gets 4x4s for Republican Convention

April 17, 2012
The city of Tampa, Fla., purchased 13 Bobcat 3400XL 4x4 utility vehicles (UTVs) for use by the Tampa Police Department during the Republican National Convention from Aug. 27-30.

6 Crucial Contacts When Planning Event Security

March 8, 2012

When planning events, you'll want to involve the event coordinator (or committee); fire and ambulance services; information technology and communications; public works; the media; and organized volunteers.

Tales of the Occupation

February 17, 2012

The Occupy protestors have been willing to forego "nine-to-five" picketing in favor of setting up camps on public land. And that has presented two major problems for law enforcement: crime within the camps and civil disobedience once the protesters are legally ordered to disperse.

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