News and events
- 'Stampedes' and Collective Fear Events in the News
Here we report links to some recent ‘stampede’ incidents including both crowd disasters and false alarms. It is important to note that we do not endorse much of the ‘stampede’ terminology used in the reporting.
India Shrine https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-59845278
Belfast hoax attack https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/north-belfast-security-alert-loyalist-bomb-attack-a-hoax-psni-believe-uvf-responsible-for-incident-near-event-attended-by-simon-coveney-41488631.html
Blind panic in Times Square as hundreds of traumatized New Yorkers run for their lives when the sound of a motorcycle backfiring is mistaken for gunfire after weekend of back-to-back mass shootings, sparking a stampede that left 22 people injured. [07/08/2019]
Enhancing security culture at publicly accessible locations. Panel discussion with Dr Anne Templeton. Security & Policing Home Office Event. Wednesday 10 March, 2021.