Author(s)/Creator(s)

Austin McNeill BrownFollow

Description/Abstract

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.

Document Type

Issue Brief

Keywords

law enforcement, police brutality, riot control, social justice

Disciplines

Public Health | Social Control, Law, Crime, and Deviance | Social Justice

Date

6-10-2020

Acknowledgements

The author would like to thank the Lerner Center Staff and Dr. Shannon Monnat.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

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