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Task-Oriented Crowd Control

The Tucson Police Department has adjusted its tactics to actively address situations before they become riots.

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California Officers Injured in Clash with Angry Crowd

Three officers with the San Jose (CA) Police Department were injured when an angry crowd confronted them as they investigated reports of a group of people consuming alcohol in a parking lot early Saturday morning.

3 New York Police Officers Injured by Subjects Throwing Objects from Buildings

Three officers with the New York Police Department suffered non-life-threatening injuries over the weekend as anti-police mobs threw objects such as glass bottles and debris at them in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of the city.

California Sheriff's Office to Issue Patrol Rifles to Deputies at Large-Scale Events

The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office announced on that some of its deputies will be armed with patrol rifles while staffing larg- scale events.

Capitol Police Arrest 70 at Immigration Protests at Senate Office Building

The United States Capitol Police arrested 70 people at a protest taking place at Russell Senate Office Building on Thursday.

French Police Clash With Bastille Day Rioters

French police were forced to deploy tear gas to disperse rioters from Paris's Champs Elysees on Sunday following the traditional Bastille Day military parade commemorating the 1789 storming of the Bastille fortress in Paris during the French Revolution.

Gunfire Erupts at Toronto Raptors Victory Rally, 4 Reportedly Injured

Shots were fired near the stage in Nathan Phillips Square—where the Toronto Raptors victory celebration was taking place on Monday—causing the crowd to disperse.

Thoughts on Patrolling Your Community During the Summer Months

Memorial Day Weekend has effectively become the unofficial start to summer. So this is an excellent opportunity to offer some reminders on how to safely conduct your police business as the months get warmer and the vacationers hit the nation's highways and hotels.

Officer Injured in Alton Sterling Protest Can Sue Organizer

An officer with the Baton Rouge Police Department who was injured during a protest over the fatal officer-involved shooting of Alton Sterling in 2016 may pursue a negligence claim in court against the protest organizer, a federal appeals court ruled.

Bicycles for Crowd Control

A well-tuned, properly trained bicycle unit can effectively manage mass gatherings of people.