Examples of pepper spray in a Sentence
The police used pepper spray to bring the suspect under control.
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As part of the class-action lawsuit, U.S. District Judge James Peterson found inmates’ rights were likely being violated and in July issued an injunction limiting the use of solitary confinement, pepper spray and handcuffs.
For the first time in 20 years, police in the city of Berkeley can use pepper spray on violent demonstrators.
He was arrested on suspicion of fraudulent use of credit cards, being a felon in possession of pepper spray and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the news release.
Two parade participants notified police that a man armed with pepper spray was following the re-enactors, according to police.
People attending future rallies or demonstrations in Laguna Beach should think twice about bringing certain items with them in plain view, such as soda cans, pepper spray or signs affixed to wooden sticks.
Police deployed armored vehicles, lashes of pepper spray and LRAD sound cannons to clear water protectors from one of the campsites, while barricades were set alight and DAPL equipment was damaged.
Details also emerged this week on an Aug. 3 incident in which four juvenile inmates climbed a dorm roof and brandished 4-foot metal pipes at the guards attempting to force them down with pepper spray.
Samantha Scott, a senior psychology major, once carried pepper spray around with her, but now has a mini-taser.
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PEPPER SPRAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pepper spray for English Language Learners
: a substance made from a chemical found in peppers that causes temporary blindness and pain to the nose, throat, and skin when it is sprayed on someone
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