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a nonlethal aerosol spray made with the pepper derivative oleoresin capiscum

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Six police were injured and 17 others were treated for the effects of capsicum spray. Eight of the protesters were expected to be charged with a range of offences, including affray, assaulting police, resisting arrest and throwing a missile.
Airman 1st Class Thomas Hearton, 75th Security Forces Squadron, washes off Oleoresin Capsicum spray from his face at Hill, Air Force Base, Utah.
In 2008, police used capsicum spray on a group of rowdy Greek supporters and on Wednesday, two people were evicted after scuffling at a bar following a match between Croatia's Marin Cilic and Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia.
With police, water cannon, capsicum spray, tear gas, dogs, rubber bullets, real bullets, missiles, tank fire, artillery--or with something new that will immobilise the Palestinians, perhaps a 'pain ray', as a writer in the Jerusalem Post recently suggested?
Crowd violence rocked the Australian Open yesterday for a second successive year with police forced to use capsicum spray to quell ugly scenes at Melbourne Park.
Law enforcement officials also resort to Oleoresin Capsicum spray, also called pepper spray, to incapacitate suspects.
With carefully considered policies, thorough initial training, and regular refresher training, law enforcement agencies confidently can add oleoresin capsicum spray to the range of force options available to their officers.
Witnesses have told police the man began to abuse the driver, before spraying the driver in the face with a chemical, suspected of being capsicum spray," police said in a statement, ( Ten Daily reported.
Melbourne, Jan 30 (ANI): Police used capsicum spray and Tasers to break up a brawl that happened outside a wedding reception in southwest Sydney.
'The baby was already in the car and the scumbag just sprayed her (Ciancio) with capsicum spray, belted her in the face and held her down on the ground while the woman took the baby out of the car,' Barbaro said.
The first of these weapons to be used by police in Australia was capsicum spray, which was introduced as a standard police weapon in the 1990s.
Rioters threw garbage, bottles and shoes at the lines of police, who returned the assault with police dogs and capsicum spray.