“These are our so-called protectors."
But VICE News has learned that one of the abortion-rights protesters has also been charged.
These are the self-defense tools folks swear by, from pepper sprays to seatbelt cutters, and even incognito jewelry alarms and tasers from Amazon.
The incident comes just weeks after another officer in the same police department pepper-sprayed a 9-year-old Black girl.
New York lawmakers proposed new legislation this week after a Rochester cops pepper-sprayed a 9-year-old girl.
The officer approached the 14-year-old after several complaints that his dog wasn't on a leash.
"Someone took a Sharpie and wrote 'Fuck ICE' all the way down the side of the bus. Then five Hispanic girls, in their early teens, started scrubbing it off," saying it would make things worse for them.
The level of oleoresin capsicum was “twice as strong as the pepper spray used by police,” according to Orange County District Attorney’s Office.
The wearable protective gear sends out taser-like shocks when a woman’s arm is held in a certain way.
A disabled pensioner was repeated maced in the face, pinned, and struck with batons.
Several exhibitors claim to have developed safer, more effective technologies to respond to the challenges of modern-day crowd control.
VICE News visited a gun store and shooting range in Jerusalem where business is booming since the government relaxed gun licensing laws, in the wake of a recent upsurge in violence.