riot control

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Noun1.riot control - the measures taken to control a riotriot control - the measures taken to control a riot
control - the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
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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
Dozens of United supporters were brutally attacked by baton-wielding riot cops when Sir Alex Ferguson's team played Roma in the Champions League in April 2007.
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.