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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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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.
Two fire engines were called to help release the clumsy animal and a winch strap and riot shield were used to free it.
She saw Scrapper on the far side of the road, a riot shield rammed into his face.
After his request was refused, he became abusive and kicked an officer's riot shield.
Along the way we have clever dramatic invention with the three supporting principals adopting a host of roles, while the musical ensemble join in the riot shield beating, foot stomping, shouting and whistle blowing maelstrom.
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.
They used a riot shield to protect themselves before using a noose to take hold of the dog.
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.