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Using Tech to Keep Communities Safe During New Year’s Eve and Other Mass Gatherings
The ability to move people quickly, both into and out of these large gatherings, can help reduce stress in the environment. Get them out quickly and headed home safely and there is less chance tempers can flare and confrontations arise.
December 26, 2022
CA Sheriff’s Office Given Restrictions on Less-Lethal Rounds
The settlement restricts the sheriff's department's use of impact munitions and flashbang grenades to situations where it's necessary to defend against the threat to life or serious bodily injury or to bring a dangerous and unlawful situation under control.
September 2, 2022
12 San Francisco Officers Hurt While Dispersing Crowd
Twelve San Francisco officers were injured early Tuesday morning while trying to disperse a large, hostile crowd that was throwing bottles and fireworks at them.
July 6, 2022
Mob Attacks IL Trooper’s Car and Shatters Windshield
The Illinois State Police (ISP) released dashcam video of a large mob swarming a trooper’s car in Chicago and shattering the windshield with the trooper inside.
July 6, 2022
When/Then Thinking and Training for Police Amid Threat of Post-Roe "Protests"
Regardless of what may come to pass with the SCOTUS decision on Dobbs—and in your community—in weeks and/or months, the police will be the people holding the line between the lawlessness and the law abiding.
May 13, 2022
Destructive Super Bowl Celebrations Draw LAPD Response
In total, 19 locations were vandalized, police said. Investigators are expected to review surveillance video over the coming days to attempt to identify suspects.
February 14, 2022
TacCommander Riot Control Suit
Sirchie's Premier TacCommander features a revolutionary adjustable design. That means you can outfit and protect your entire team without the worry and hassle of sizing each individual.
February 7, 2022
New Guidebook Designed to Help Officer Stay Well and Safe During Civil Unrest
The National Police Foundation (NPF), in partnership with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), has released "Staying Healthy in the Fray: The Impact of Crowd Management on Officers in the Context of Civil Unrest," a guidebook to officer safety and wellness during civil unrest.
July 23, 2021
61 Arrested in Chicago After Crowds Fight with Officers
Suspects were arrested for offenses including battery, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest, a police spokesperson told the station.
July 5, 2021
Portland Crowd Control Unit Resigns Over Indictment of Officer
“Our RRT members do not volunteer to have Molotov cocktails, fireworks, explosives, rocks, bottles, urine, feces and other dangerous objects thrown at them,” wrote Daryl Turner, then president of the union. He noted that the team members volunteer for the work without any specialty pay.
June 17, 2021
Chicago Officers Return to 12-Hour Shifts and No Days Off
Officers will return to the mandatory overtime and extended shifts for a weekend that includes Juneteenth observances, the annual Puerto Rican People's Day Parade and Father's Day.
June 11, 2021
Columbus Police Say New Policies Prevented Them from Intervening in Riotous Block Party
“I felt helpless,” said an Ohio State University student who lives on Chittenden Avenue. “It didn’t feel good to call authority and (for) them tell you there’s nothing they could do about it, as people were flipping cars. It’s ridiculous.”
April 28, 2021
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