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riot shield

n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a large oblong curved transparent shield used by police controlling crowds

ri′ot shield`


n.
a lightweight, flexible shield carried by police officers or soldiers to defend themselves against a hostile crowd.
[1965–70]
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After his request was refused, he became abusive and kicked an officer's riot shield.
Using HyperSpike technology, the HyperShield is the only personal riot shield on the market to combine non-lethal acoustic deterrence with a lightweight, portable, carbon fiber riot shield.
One officer suffered a slashed tendon on his right arm after he was struck by a shard of glass, while a second one sustained face injuries after a flare a" fired from close distance a" pierced his riot shield.
The snow has a habit of bringing out the child in all of us" - Supt Andrew Murray of Thames Valley Police which reprimanded police officers who used a riot shield as a makeshift sledge, see above.
Summary: A group of policemen filmed using a riot shield as a makeshift toboggan have been reprimanded for the prank.
Like many other Texas corrections workers, Harry Landis was in train Ling to use the electric riot shield.
The massive vehicle - complete with riot shield for the windscreen - was pictured on a hatched space at the front of the Tesco store in Duloch Park, Dunfermline.
Finally the HyperShield, the only personal riot shield on the market to combine non-lethal acoustic deterrence with a lightweight, portable, carbon fiber riot shield.
The police officer called me a Welsh scumbag, told me to get back with the rest of the filth, beat me with his truncheon, struck me with the sharp edge of his riot shield and stamped on me.
Left: riot shield and the New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton Pictures: ALBANPIX; Threatened.
And I intend to challenge the facts just as soon as the husband puts down the cattle prod and riot shield, and tempts me away from a rerun of Bride Of Chucky with three packets of Pickled Onion Monster Munch and a Mars bar.