Problem

Inhumane methods of riot control

Nature:

Many riot control methods are detrimental to health; although there are weapons that cause no longlasting distress to able-bodied people, the elderly, the sick and young children can be affected quite seriously.

Incidence:

Plastic and rubber bullets used by riot police as the first line of defence have killed 15 people in Northern Ireland between 1969 and 1986.

Narrower Problems:
Indiscriminate use of tear gas
Reduces:
Inciting riot
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
12.06.2019 – 17:24 CEST