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NCJ Number: 34892 Find in a Library
Title: POLICING A CITY HALL DEMONSTRATION
Journal: FBI LAW ENFORCEMENT BULLETIN  Volume:45  Issue:6  Dated:(JUNE 1976)  Pages:16-23
Author(s): C RAVENS
Corporate Author: Federal Bureau of Investigation
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Washington, DC 20535-0001
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Publisher: https://www.fbi.gov 
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A CAREFUL DESCRIPTION OF THE NEW YORK CITY POLICE PLANNING PROCESS AND THE ACTUAL FIELD OPERATIONS INVOLVED IN POLICING DEMONSTRATIONS AT THE NEW YORK CITY HALL.
Abstract: AFTER PROVIDING AN OVERVIEW OF THE PHYSICAL AREA AROUND CITY HALL AND THE STRUCTURE OF THE POLICE COMMAND ASSIGNED TO THAT AREA (THE MANHATTEN SOUTH AREA), THE AUTHOR EXAMINES THE STEPS TAKEN IN PLANNING FOR ADEQUATE POLICING OF DEMONSTRATIONS. ONCE NOTIFIED THAT A DEMONSTRATION IS TO OCCUR, THE OPERATIONS OFFICE OF THE MANHATTEN SOUTH AREA BEGINS ITS PLANNING ACTIVITIES, WHICH INVOLVE MEETING WITH LEADERS OF THE GROUP, GATHERING INFORMATION ON THE GROUP AND THE PROBABLE NATURE OF THE DEMONSTRATION, AND CALCULATING THE NUMBER OF MANPOWER NEEDED. REQUESTS FOR SPECIAL PERSONNEL SUCH AS TRAFFIC CONTROL PERSONNEL OR PHOTOGRAPHERS MAY ALSO BE MADE. THE ACTUAL MANPOWER DEPLOYMENT PATTERNS AND COMMAND STRUCTURES UTILIZED AT THE DEMONSTRATION SITE ARE DESCRIBED. FINALLY, THE POLICIES ON LAW ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES AND ARRESTS USED DURING DEMONSTRATIONS AND THE WRAP UP PROCEDURES AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE DEMONSTRATION ARE OUTLINED.
Index Term(s): Civil disorders; Demonstrator arrests; Emergency procedures; Management; New York; Planning; Police manpower deployment; Police resource allocation
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