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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And that figure doesn't count the many nonviolent protesters who, not wanting to be injured or arrested, might have thrown a tear gas canister back over a wall or shoved a riot cop away.
One guy had his earring ripped straight out of his ear by a riot cop.
A GRANDAD football fan claims he was randomly beaten by a riot cop ahead of Manchester City's clash with Real Madrid, leaving him covered in blood and needing stitches.
He was filmed pushing an of-ficer to the ground before swinging a wooden pole at a riot cop, which was blocked by another officer using his shield.
under fire Riot cop throws away his helmet after being hit in Kiev yesterday
STREETS OF HATE Z A riot cop hurls a stone back at protesters in Athens
MAYHEM Z Fans invade pitch, left, and blaze at Cairo Stadium OVERWHELMED Z A fan attacks a riot cop with a flare during rioting
MAYHEM Z Fans invade pitch, left, and blaze at Cairo Stadium OVERWHELMED Z A fans attacks a riot cop with a flare during rioting
THE widow of murdered riot cop Keith Blakelock yesterday slammed a pounds 50,000 compensation payout to convicted killer Winston Silcott as "obscene".
They reached the line of riot cops and turned left.
During the protest, police were pelted with stones, bricks and bottles as demonstrators clashed with riot cops.