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Police officers from around California were in the East Bay Monday. It's an effort to train officers to find peaceful solutions to high-tension conflict. (KGO-TV)

Police officers from around California were in the East Bay Monday. It's an effort to train officers to find peaceful solutions to high-tension conflict.

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Protesters, played by Alameda County Sheriff's cadets, hold anti-Trump and Black Lives Matter signs, imitating real-life scenes.

Real protests have turned violent on occasion when demonstrators and police clash.

A new type of crisis intervention was launched last year. Teams from several Bay Area agencies performed drills in Dublin Monday.

Watch the video in the player above.

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