Publication Title:                   Civil Disturbance Operations
Publication/revision date:    11 MAY 2005
Field Manual:                        FM 3-19.15
   Supersedes:                      FM 19-15, 25 NOV 1985
Distribution Restriction:       Approved for public release, distribution unlimited (public domain manuals)

CONTENTS
PREFACE.................................................................................................................. iv
OPERATIONAL THREATS OF THE CIVIL DISTURBANCE ENVIRONMENT...... 1-1
General Causes for Civil Unrest............................................................................... 1-1
Crowd Development................................................................................................. 1-2
Gatherings................................................................................................................ 1-2
Crowd Building ......................................................................................................... 1-4
Dispersal Process of a Gathering ............................................................................ 1-4
Crowd Dynamics ..................................................................................................... 1-5
Crowd Types ............................................................................................................ 1-6
Crowd Tactics .......................................................................................................... 1-7
Tactics Used to Defeat Authorities .......................................................................... 1-9
Weapons.................................................................................................................. 1-9
CONTROL FORCE OPERATIONS......................................................................... 2-1
Civil Disturbance Planning Considerations .............................................................. 2-1
Legal Considerations ............................................................................................... 2-9
Multinational Operations ........................................................................................ 2-12
Scalable Effects ..................................................................................................... 2-12
APPREHENSION, SEARCH, AND DETENTION.................................................... 3-1
Legal Considerations ............................................................................................... 3-1
Types of Subjects..................................................................................................... 3-2
Apprehension ........................................................................................................... 3-3
RIOT SHIELD AND RIOT BATON TECHNIQUES.................................................. 4-1
Overview .................................................................................................................. 4-1
Riot Shield................................................................................................................ 4-1
Riot Baton................................................................................................................ 4-3
Working as a Team ............................................................................................... 4-21
Nonlethal Munitions ............................................................................................... 4-22
NONLETHAL CAPABILITIES SET AND EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATIONS.... 5-1
Personnel Protectors ............................................................................................... 5-1
Personnel Effectors ................................................................................................. 5-4
Mission Enhancers ................................................................................................ 5-12
Core Capabilities .................................................................................................. 5-20
Additional Capabilities .......................................................................................... 5-22
Employment Considerations.................................................................................. 5-22
Nonlethal Weapons Capabilities in Formations ..................................................... 5-22
CIVIL DISTURBANCE FORMATIONS ................................................................... 6-1
Overview.................................................................................................................. 6-1
Actions Before Movement ....................................................................................... 6-2
Rally Point Actions................................................................................................... 6-3
Control Force Formations ....................................................................................... 6-3
Extraction Team Operations.................................................................................. 6-10
Lethal Overwatch Teams ...................................................................................... 6-11
Reserve Forces ..................................................................................................... 6-12
Squad Formations ................................................................................................. 6-13
CIVIL DISTURBANCE OPERATIONS IN CONFINEMENT FACILITIES............... 7-1
Crowd Dynamics Within the Confinement Facility .................................................. 7-1
Use of Chemical Irritants ........................................................................................ 7-3
Record of Events ..................................................................................................... 7-7
Training.................................................................................................................... 7-7
Equipment ............................................................................................................... 7-8
Riot Control Formations........................................................................................... 7-9
Apprehension Teams .............................................................................................. 7-9
Forced Cell Move Teams ...................................................................................... 7-12
CIVIL DISTURBANCE TRAINING.......................................................................... 8-1
Unit Training Strategy Development........................................................................ 8-1
Training Plan Development ..................................................................................... 8-1
Range Setup............................................................................................................ 8-2
METRIC CONVERSION CHART ............................................................................ A-1
OPERATIONS AND LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THE CONTINENTAL UNITED
STATES .................................................................................................................. B-1
Federal Intervention and Aid ................................................................................... B-1
Roles and Responsibilities of Various Agencies...................................................... B-2
State and Local Government Responsibilities ......................................................... B-3
Legal Considerations and Constraints .................................................................... B-5
Support to Civil Law Enforcement .......................................................................... B-9
Lead Agency Concept and Role of Military .......................................................... B-12
URBAN TERRAIN ANALYSIS ............................................................................... C-1
Significant Factors................................................................................................... C-1
Urban Terrain Types ............................................................................................... C-2
Urban Form and Function ....................................................................................... C-5
Urban Society.......................................................................................................... C-6
Urban Infrastructure ............................................................................................... C-6
PRACTICAL APPLICATION.................................................................................. D-1
Overview ................................................................................................................. D-1
Procedures.............................................................................................................. D-1
GLOSSARY................................................................................................ Glossary-1
BIBLIOGRAPHY.................................................................................... Bibliography-1
INDEX ............................................................................................................... Index-1

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