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What happens if you are stuck in a large riotous crowd? Now this can be the result of an evacuation or bug out situation, a protest, food riot or any other mob-ruled violence.
Now, back in the early 70s, I was working undercover and got caught in a couple of the anti-war riots that occurred during this period. Once, I even ended up on the wrong side of a police line, not the right place to be.
Last night I was watching a movie and they showed the people traveling in a large, panicky crowd. Our heroes made several dumb moves.…Read More...
Now by riot I am referring to a form of civil disorder commonly characterized by a group lashing out in a violent public disturbance against authority, property or people. The type of riot I am referring to is different from an insurrection or TEOTWAWKI. It is normally limited in scope and while it can cover large areas such as the WATTS riots in Los Angeles is normally confined to a limited area.
A major riot will normally only occur in a large city or in a venue where large numbers of people gather. So far there have not been significant riots in small communities, but this could change because of flash mobs.…Read More...