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Riots Break Out in Greece on Anniversary of Fatal OIS of Teen

December 7, 2018
Rioters took to the streets in Athens and other cities in Greece on the ten-year anniversary of the shooting death of 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos.

French Police Arrest 100 after Halloween Riots

November 1, 2018
Police in France arrested more than 100 people after gangs of masked youths stormed through Paris suburbs, following a message on social media calling for a 'purge' against police.

Beyond the Mobile Field Force

October 4, 2018

American officers are facing a new era of protest, but agencies are still using tactics and methods and training their officers to the standards of 40 or more years ago. I submit to you that the time has come for change in how American officers respond to protests and riots, and that you could learn a lot from your colleagues across the Atlantic.

Pittsburgh Police Gearing Up for Riots If Trump Fires Mueller

April 18, 2018
In the memo the department’s detectives are instructed to begin wearing a full uniform and carrying riot gear with them in anticipation of massive protests. More Here.

Video: Pittsburgh Police Gearing Up for Riots If Trump Fires Mueller

April 18, 2018
In the memo the department’s detectives are instructed to begin wearing a full uniform and carrying riot gear with them in anticipation of massive protests.

Proposed St. Louis Law would Limit Police Use of Chemical Agents During Disorder

October 4, 2017
A bill proposed by a St. Louis alderman would restrict when police could use pepper spray and other chemical agents to disperse crowds.

Judge Rules Injured Officer Cannot Sue Black Lives Matter

September 29, 2017
Black Lives Matter is a social movement and therefore can't be sued, a federal judge ruled Thursday.

RiotFence

September 29, 2017
The RiotFence from Edward J. Darby & Son and Mobile Defense Systems (MDS) is a free-standing, hands-free, energy-absorbing barrier that provides a defensive separation between police and crowds and provides officers protection from projectiles.

2 Officers Injured in Rioting at Georgia Tech, 3 Suspects Charged

September 19, 2017
Two officers were injured and three people face charges after rioting broke out at Georgia Tech following a vigil for a student fatally shot by officers, a university spokesman said Tuesday.

8 Chicago Officers Injured After Social Media Rumors of Fatal OIS Fuel Near Riot

August 23, 2017
Eight Chicago police officers were sent to hospitals with injuries ranging from a broken hand to cuts on the face after false social media rumors of a fatal officer-involved shooting sparked a near riot.

Charlottesville, Virginia State Police Criticized by Both Sides for Response to Alt-Right Rally Violence

August 14, 2017
"We had on the ground here the largest deployment of law enforcement professionals in Virginia since 9/11," Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer said. "As I understood it, almost a thousand officers were right here on the ground."

Police Attacked, Property Damaged in Portland May Day Riot

May 2, 2017
Police were attacked, a patrol car was vandalized, business windows were shattered and bonfires were set in the streets during a May Day riot Monday in Portland, OR.

Video: French Police Officers Injured in May Day Workers' March in Paris

May 1, 2017
Six riot police officers have been injured, two "very seriously," in clashes between masked protesters on the fringes of May Day marches in Paris, France, to celebrate workers' rights.

French Police Officers Injured in May Day Workers' March in Paris

May 1, 2017
Six riot police officers have been injured, two "very seriously," in clashes between masked protesters on the fringes of May Day marches in Paris, France, to celebrate workers' rights. More Here.

Where are the Helmets?

March 13, 2017

Departments hoping to reach out to "alienated communities" are implementing training designed to: make us feel bad about who we are; encourage us to try to diagnose the "root cause" of a miscreant's bad behavior; and tempt us to hesitate to do our job for fear of prosecution or punishment. This is a recipe for disaster where officer safety is concerned.

AZ Senate OKs Racketeering Charges for Riots

February 24, 2017
The Arizona Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that makes participating in or helping organize a protest that turns into a riot an offense that could lead to criminal racketeering charges.

Rioting Could Lead to Racketeering Charges Under AZ Senate Plan

February 3, 2017
Participating in or being near a riot could lead to prosecution on felony racketeering charges and property seizures under a proposal advanced by an Arizona Senate committee Thursday.

Federal Prosecutors to Charge Most Trump Inauguration Arrestees with Felony Rioting

January 23, 2017
The U.S. Attorney’s Office said the offense is punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. The office said most of those arrested will be released without having to post bail and must return to court in February.

Video: NC Governor Sends in Guard, Troopers After Second Night of Charlotte Riots

September 22, 2016
Governor Pat McCrory declared a State of Emergency to initiate efforts to deploy the North Carolina National Guard after a second night of rioting in Charlotte Wednesday.
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