Public order crime is defined as “…crime which involves acts that interfere with the operations of society and the ability of people to function efficiently“
With years of experience in managing demonstrations, ISA developed Unique thinking That provides tools for dealing with demonstrations Based on The necessary actions to manage a Public Order Threat:
- An effort to conduct negotiation in order to have communication and control over the incident.
- Implementation of doctrine I.S.A .
- Restrained assertive field defense reaction.
- Usage of non lethal means and Riot Gear Suit.
- Mental preparation of peace officers.
Factors which help to contain incident:
- Developing deterrence capability.
- Forcing other side to terminate the incident.
- Non aggressive initiative, restraint and absorption are the keys to deal with any threat.
- The Scope of Control is obvious and explicit.
- The Self Confidence of Law Enforcement Officer is the creator of a rational reaction.
Use of force strictly according to the threat indicated in the field regarding the incident!!!
Law enforcement agencies should establish policies and procedures that recognize and address law enforcement objectives for the legal protection of the Constitutional rights of all persons
I.S.A. Field Response Concept uses the following five primary functions:
- Command and Control
- Operations and Synchronization
- The Incident Commander must establish the objectives of the incident action plan, consider new information, continually re-evaluate the situation, assess available resources, and balance competing demands to best achieve incident objectives.
I.S.A offers its services to law enforcement agencies to develop tactical precepts to address the management of crowds and civil disobedience.
The tactical precepts agencies develop will depend upon available resources and the situation itself. Crowds and acts of civil disobedience are dynamic and require a flexible response.
Tactical fundamentals include containment, control, communication, common language, tactical information, response, and coordination. Agencies should strive to plan and prepare for incidents above and beyond the basic fundamentals.
I.S.A. establish procedures for training law enforcement command and line members in managing crowds and civil disobedience situations.
I.S.A. Train the agents with special emphasis to the training of commanders include:
- Basic Training , Continuing Professional Training
- Self Defense
- Arrest and control techniques, team arrest techniques, mass arrest and handcuffing techniques Evacuation techniques
- Basic tactical formation: Task force movements
- Tactical formation for urban environments
- Baton/impact weapon techniques , special devices
- Nonlethal chemical agent, Less lethal munitions
- Command and Control ,Tactical issues and decision-making , Red Lines
- Incident Command Post and field scenario drills and exercises
- Undercover techniques, tactics, strategies, operations
- Intelligence fundamentals
- Tactical shooting
- Armored vehicle training
- Riot accident and hostile shooting response
- Media coverage, relations and collaboration
- Aerial and ground control, surveillance, documentation
- Crowd dynamics, Crowd Behavior , Mental preparation , Mass psychology
- Conducting negotiation , Supervisory leadership
- Using equipment
At the end of I.S.A. training Agencies Will be prepared to respond to various types of crowds and recognize behavior patterns or characteristics.
Law enforcement agencies should be aware of the various types of behaviors associated with crowds that may require law enforcement response.