Riot control tactics pose a risk to the health and safety of protestors. This issue brief examines the health implications of riot control methods such as tear gas, pepper spray, and “less than lethal” munitions and the role of such techniques in recent protests.
law enforcement, police brutality, riot control, social justice
Public Health | Social Control, Law, Crime, and Deviance | Social Justice
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The author would like to thank the Lerner Center Staff and Dr. Shannon Monnat.
McNeill Brown, Austin, "The Health Consequences of Riot Control Methods" (2020). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 43.
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