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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.
They allegedly clashed with police who used capsicum spray to subdue the crowd and arrested six men and women, aged between 26 and 50, who were later charged with offences including affray, intimidation, assaulting police, resisting arrest and offensive language.
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.
Under the reforms, police will be able to direct a person within a designated area to remove a face covering if its being worn to hide their identity or to stop the effects of capsicum spray.
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.
During its introduction, capsicum spray was likewise promoted by police as `a life-saving option'.
It also claimed that before July 2009, "there was far too great an emphasis placed on firearms and other defensive tactics," but by 2009, police training had a "disproportionate focus" on the use of guns, batons and capsicum spray instead of conflict resolution and better communication.