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How Video Analysis Helped the Vancouver Riot Prosecutors

December 16, 2011

The Vancouver Police Department and surrounding agencies anaylized hundreds of hours of video footage in the prosecution of hockey hooligans.

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.

Mob Rules: Was 2011 the Year of Lawlessness?

December 2, 2011
Two popular social movements in 2011—flash mobs and occupiers—placed a great strain on cities and their LE agencies. It wasn't long before both movements were infiltrated and hijacked by troublemakers bent on violence.

Black-Bloc Anarchists: Revolution for the Hell of It

November 22, 2011
Even though anarchists who use black-bloc tactics are relatively few in number, their strategy and tactics of wreaking havoc, chaos and mayhem provides them with the sensational news coverage they crave.

Cops Pepper-Spray Student Rioters at Penn State

November 10, 2011
Law enforcement officers used pepper spray to disperse a crowd of Pennsylvania State University students protesting the firing of football coach Joe Paterno amid a child-abuse scandal.

Video: Oakland Police Tear Gas Occupy Protesters

October 26, 2011
Police fired tear gas and flash-bangs Tuesday night into a crowd of several hundred protesters backing the Occupy movement who unsuccessfully tried to retake an encampment outside Oakland City Hall that officers had cleared more than 12 hours earlier.

Oakland Cops Clash with Occupy Protesters

October 26, 2011

Oakland Police officers fired tear gas and flash-bang grenades at Occupy protesters who were attempting to reclaim encampments near City Hall.

How Will U.K. Police Respond To the London Riots?

September 16, 2011
To quell riots, London Met Police called in 16,000 officers. Police authorized plastic baton rounds, armored vehicles, and considered imposing a curfew. These are common U.S. police riot responses, but are practically unheard of in the U.K.

Bratton's Advisory Role Rankles Some UK Police

August 13, 2011
One detective inspector from London's police called Prime Minister David Cameron's decision to bring in Bratton "a sad indictment of what the government think of our senior officers in this country."

Near Riot at Hollywood Movie Premiere

August 11, 2011

A near riot was caused on Hollywood Boulevard in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre when a Los Angeles DJ sent a Twitter message about an impromptu block party.

Philly Implements Curfew to Curb Flash Mob Violence

August 10, 2011
In recent weeks, there have been several assaults by teens on city residents, CNN reports. These attacks, or "flash mobs," are organized via e-mail and social media Websites.

Video: How LAPD SWAT Prevented a Hollywood Riot

August 10, 2011
The LAPD was able to successfully disperse the 2,000-person mob without it turning into an all-out riot. In its wake, the "block party" left the street littered with debris; the movie premiere was canceled; and the Los Angeles DJ apologized.

What is Going on In San Francisco?

July 29, 2011
Sadly, it would appear that American law enforcement has lost much of its willingness to take the initiative and restore the peace. We've come a long way from the days when the Texas Rangers boasted they only needed one Ranger to end one riot.

When Crowds Turn Into Violent Mobs

July 8, 2011
Flash mobs first gained popularity with their synchronized dancing, mega-pillow fights, and the like. It now appears that the thugs have interjected their own version of flash mobs: large roving bands of predators hunting their next prey.

Five NYPD Cops Hurt In Rap Concert Brawl

June 30, 2011
The NYPD says officers received a 911 call about a dispute at the Tammany Hall venue. Witnesses say the lights turned on in the middle of the show and dozens of NYPD officers entered the room and began telling people to leave.

Video: Stanley Cup Rioters Torch Police Cruisers

June 16, 2011
After the Boston Bruins defeated the favored Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday evening, rioters burned vehicles including police cruisers, broke windows and looted stores.

Stanley Cup Riot in Vancouver

June 16, 2011

After the NHL's Vancouver Canucks lost Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals, people in the city began rioting and looting. Vehicles, including two patrol cars, were set ablaze; windows were shattered; and stores were looted.

Video: Flash Mobs Turn Criminal

June 13, 2011
Groups of youth are using text messaging and social media to gather at specified locations as so-called "flash mobs" primarily on the city's South Side, where robbers attack people with pepper spray. Of late, flash mob attacks were reported in the Streeterville neighborhood.

Two Men Charged in Officer's Assault at Ohio State Block Party

May 27, 2011
A Franklin County, Ohio, grand jury has charged two of the three men believed to have assaulted a police officer during the Ohio State University Woodfest block party.

Safariland Introduces Monadnock Impactor Forearm Shield

May 20, 2011
The Model 5500 Impactor is designed to work with defensive baton techniques and OC spray, as a tool for controlling combative or uncontrollable subjects.
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