riot control operation

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Noun1.riot control operation - the measures taken to control a riotriot control operation - 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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The scenarios were mentally and physically challenging; the platoon learned how to handle uncooperative inmates during unarmed self-defense situations, forced cell extractions, and riot control operations.
Horses used in riot control operations step in during work stoppages and football matches.
And they have repeatedly protested against the building of a new mosque in Dudley, in the Black Country, costing cops an estimated pounds 2 million in riot control operations.