French translation of 'riot police'
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Example Sentences Including 'riot police'
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But when more than 2,000 people arrived, the riot police were called.The Sun (2012)
About 450 riot police are in Calais.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
At least 50 armed riot police had to march in to control the crowd, with pushing and shoving at the front.The Sun (2016)
No riot police were called and regular police did not need to intervene.The Sun (2011)
Outside the cathedral, where hundreds of heavily armed riot police officers lined the streets, angry crowds blamed the attack on poor security.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
PLAYERS from Bolivia's champions fought with armed riot police after a local derby erupted into violence.The Sun (2008)
Security forces and riot police were conspicuous by their absence and protests remained peaceful, with a handful of soldiers looking on and chatting to demonstrators.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The officer called in riot police.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
There is an attitude of total disdain towards the riot police from people in Italy.The Sun (2007)
There were about 100 riot police present but they failed to halt the violence.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Up to 600 riot police were called in as shops were looted, buildings wrecked and a car set on fire.The Sun (2012)
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British English: riot police NOUN
The riot police is the section of the police force that is trained to deal with people who cause trouble in public places.
After about 10 minutes the riot police arrived.
Translation of riot police from the Collins English to French Dictionary