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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.

Hard Headed

January 23, 2012

Schuberth's P100F helmet provides protection from fire, acid, and stabs to the neck, as well as small-caliber rounds.

Occupy: Clearing the Camps

January 23, 2012

In many cases the "Occupy" protestors illegally parlay their First Amendment rights of speech and peaceful assembly into literally taking over public areas for weeks and months, erecting tent cities.

Denver PD 'Regrets' Officers' Occupy Texts

December 8, 2011
A 30-page volume of car-to-car text messages released Wednesday by the Denver Police Department shows — in occasionally unflattering detail — the behind-the-scenes attitudes and frustrations of officers assigned to patrol Occupy Denver protests.

Crowd Control: T3 Motion's NLRV Electric Vehicle

December 6, 2011

T3 Motion's Non-Lethal Response Vehicle (NLRV) is an electric three-wheeled vehicle designed to provide the maneuverability of the standard T3 with added features for crowd control, including a shield, strobe lights, and onboard PepperBall launchers.

Crowd Control Policy and the 'Occupy' Movement

December 6, 2011
Guess who the elected officials (or campus officials) send in to take down the tent cities and "evict" the protestors. (Do you have a mirror handy?)

NYPD Evicts Occupy Wall Street Protesters, Judge Concurs

November 15, 2011
Hours after New York Police officers cleared Occupy Wall Street protesters from Zuccotti Park in an early Tuesday morning raid that netted 200 arrests, protesters returned to the park again.
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