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Protesters, Police Clash at Pittsburgh G-20 Summit

September 24, 2009
Police threw canisters of pepper spray and smoke at anarchists protesting the Group of 20 summit Thursday after the marchers responded to calls to disperse by rolling trash bins and throwing rocks.

Riot Makers

January 21, 2009
Certain elements of society strive to strategically foment rebellion and undermine police tactics.

BART Shooting Protest Organizer Devastated by Oakland Riot

January 9, 2009
When the marchers reached the Lake Merritt BART Station around 6:15 p.m., protest organizer Evan Shamar saw things start to go bad. Marchers began kicking newspaper stands and using papers to start fires. As he saw them throwing bottles and spitting on police cars, Shamar said he wept and returned to the Fruitvale Station.

Oakland Protests over BART Shooting Turn Violent

January 8, 2009
A protest over the fatal shooting by a BART police officer of an unarmed man mushroomed into several hours of violence Wednesday night as demonstrators smashed storefronts and cars, set several cars ablaze and blocked streets in downtown Oakland.

The 40th Anniversary of the Glenville Riot and Shootout

July 23, 2008
It's rare to receive a formal invitation to remember a shootout and riot. But that's what participants, like myself, received for this year's 40th anniversary commemoration of the Glenville Shootout and Riot.

What Really Happened During the Rodney King Riots

July 4, 2008
For several months prior to the riots, intelligence reports rolled across my desk about activity in the Jordan Downs, Imperial Courts, and Nickerson Gardens Housing Projects. Drug dealers were financing meetings of gang members from rival gangs, and these meetings were being arbitrated by OGs (veteran gang members) or the Fruit of Islam, Black Muslim security units.

Opti-Fit CBRN Gas Mask

July 1, 2007
Survivair has obtained NIOSH approval for its current Opti-Fit CBRN (chemical, biological, radiation, and nuclear) Gas Mask for use with the current Opti-Fit Tactical canisters. First responders can use this one gas mask for both riot and CBRN situations, simply by changing the canister.

Backing Down the Bloc

March 1, 2004

The projectile whizzed towards me through the smoke, bounced on the asphalt just in front of my left foot, and careened upward, striking me in my upper thigh. My big plastic shield, blaring POLICE on the front, had been circumvented by a lucky shot.

Policing Dissent

August 1, 2003

For more than a week, thousands of protesters waged a campaign of civil disobedience in the city's downtown area, blocking intersections, the entrances to government contractor companies like Bechtel, and generally causing confusion and consternation for anyone trying to get to work.

Melee in Memphis

November 1, 2002

Violent, pre-fight media melees, profane press conferences, and the illegal out-of-the-ring antics of superstars seem to be the only way to get the sports fan's attention these days.

Wear Your Body Armor ... and Ear Muffs

April 1, 2002

What possible duty could give an officer more satisfaction than shutting down rogue karaoke bars? That's what the Cambodian National Police have been tasked with, and they're getting a little extra support from the Cambodian Army: tanks.

Seattle Siege: Learning From the Chaos

April 1, 2000

At about seven a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 1999, Seattle police officers and city employees were setting up barriers they hoped would hold back thousands of World Trade Organization (WTO) protesters they knew were coming.

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