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2011 vancouver riot

  1. 1. Vancouver Riots 2011 Stanley Cup
  2. 2. The Vancouver Police Founded in 1886 Consists of 1,700 Officers Responsible for a 600,000 constituency covering nearly 50 sq/miles
  3. 3. Past Riot Experience 1966 Grey Cup Riot 1972 Rolling Stones Riot 1994 Stanley Cup Riot
  4. 4. 2011 Riot Followed game 7 of the Stanley Cup Angry fans set fire to cars Looting and violence were prevalent
  5. 5. 2011 Destruction $5 Million in damage 150 people injured 100 arrests were made
  6. 6. A failure to prepare? Not enough police were on site Additional police were slow to arrive Police did not establish themselves early
  7. 7. Organizational Response Police were quick to credit the rioters for the unrest Police did not admit fault Police investigated following the riot
  8. 8. Media Coverage Few articles critical of police Most articles focused on coverage of the riot Some articles pointed out a lack of preparation
  9. 9. Stakeholder Response Residents and politicians blamed the rioters for the unrest Only one official attributed the riots to a lack of preparation
  10. 10. Recommendations The police must better prepare for future unrest The police were very skillful in controlling damage following the riot

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