riot gun


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riot gun

A firearm used to fire non-lethal ammunition to suppress riots. Riot guns can be purpose-built for riot control and loaded with special ammunition, or can be standard-issue weapons loaded with plastic bullets, teargas cartridges, pepper spray, smoke shells, sound projectiles, etc.
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Police officers Cengizhan KocabaE-, Uluhan Ulu and Deniz UlutaE- said that they hadn't used riot guns that day because they are not certified to do so.
My next post, the embassy in Tel Aviv, boasted two pristine Stevens 620 riot guns, complete with ventilated handguards and bayonet lugs.
Stallone handed out autographs, while Hortefeux - the top general in President Nicolas Sarkozy's newly-declared "war on crime" - delivered non-lethal riot guns and bullet-proof shields to local police.
The ideal answer to a wide range of military and other security sector needs, the LEKTROX(TM) extended range wireless ammunition is being designed for use with standard issue 37/38mm and 40mm riot guns and M203 grenade launchers, and with 12-guage version shotguns.
Being developed as the ideal answer to a wide range of military, homeland security, law enforcement, professional and domestic security needs, the LEKTROX extended range wireless ammunition is being designed for use with standard riot guns, M203 grenade launchers and shotguns.
With its pistol grip; skeletonized, bullpup-style stock; and black synthetic furniture, the KSG is pretty far removed from the old-timey pump-action Ithaca 37 or Winchester Model 12 riot guns that have been a fixture in squad cars since well before Broderick Crawford swung his bulk into a 1955 Buick in the old "Highway Patrol" TV series.
experienced when firing hard kicking weapons such as riot guns and hand
The S&W Model 10s and 870P riot guns were both used along with a couple High Standard .
I accomplished the remarkable feat alluded to above (10 and 12 gauge riot guns beat the absolute tar out of people my size, please be advised) courtesy of a simply marvelous new product I'd like to recommend to almost everybody.