riot control

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the measures taken to control a riot

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Local media and Papuan activists said police in riot gear stormed into a dormitory to force out students who allegedly destroyed an Indonesian flag.
The disturbance became serious enough for officers to deploy riot gear, and back-up officers who were off-duty were drafted in to help put a lid on the trouble.
More than [euro]80,000 was spent on riot gear in 2016, when it purchased specialist equipment from Cork-based Anderco Safety (Ireland) Limited.
Six police vehicles and two ambulances were spotted on the street, with dog units and officers with riot gear seen entering a property.
Ath Khem, Banteay Meanchey provincial police chief, said the provision of the riot gear is meant to maintain security on Election Day, not to scare voters.
Another clip shows people walking down the strip and they're followed by a number of officers in riot gear.
Police in riot gear break up a third night of rowdy protests in St.
Police in riot gear used pepper spray and arrested the demonstrators who had defied orders to disperse following a larger, peaceful protest.
A pair of dueling protests involving white nationalists and anti-fascists erupted Saturday and created a tense scene at the Texas Capitol, leading state troopers in riot gear to separate the crowds and haul away at least two people.
Dozens of police, some in riot gear, erected fencing to cordon off Sherman Park, the center of the neighborhood that was the scene of the weekend shooting and subsequent disturbances.
With some dressed in riot gear, they smashed their way into six homes targeting individuals believed to be involved in the supply of drugs or burglary on Thursday.
Some dressed in riot gear, they smashed their way into three homes, targeting individuals believed to be involved in the supply of drugs or in possession of stolen property.
There are about 20 gendarmerie vans, scores of patrol cars, and a bus, which have already delivered hundreds of police in heavy riot gear as three different protest rallies are expected to bring downtown Sofia to a standstill.