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the measures taken to control a riot

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That afternoon, 20,000-plus union members and their supporters marched north of downtown in the protest-friendly "green zone," unmolested by a single riot cop, with only a paltry number of reporters and photographers in tow.
G IN Riot cops confront the Celtic supporters after a flare was set ff suring their game in Zagreb on Thursday evening MOV OV O ING
INFERNAL CITY Italian riot cops wade into Manchester United fans in Rome's Olympic Stadium in 2007 - leaving some fans battered and bleeding (right)
During the protest, police were pelted with stones, bricks and bottles as demonstrators clashed with riot cops.
The offences arose after a peaceful protest turned violent at West Street in the seaside town with a loyalist crowd throwing petrol bombs as well as bricks, bottles and other missiles at riot cops.
Her terrifying 45-minute ordeal ended only when she jumped from her first-floor window into the arms of riot cops 16ft below.
On both occasions they clashed with riot cops and damaged property in the town.
30pm: Dozens of police vans descend on New Street and banks of riot cops seal off four roads as running battles begin.
And despite the aggression aimed at Boro fans, the riot cops were remarkably lax with the local hooligans.
When customers once again flocked to the megastore the following Tuesday morning, 250 riot cops were on hand to greet them.
Fears were raised before Riot Cops - the result of month-long filming from London-based Folio Productions - was made that it could reflect badly on Cardiff in the run-up to a decision on the 2008 Capital of Culture bid.
Some were arrested by tooledup riot cops for the heinous crime of sipping a pint of beer with your anti-monarchist mates in a London pub
I heard later they advanced straight through the gas and the bullets and sang and danced right by the row of riot cops.
The Royal Shakespeare Company actors headed to the Public Order Training Centre in Hounslow to learn how to be top riot cops for the forthcoming Stratford production.
On opening night, ticket-holders in black tie had to weave their way through a phalanx of riot cops.