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White clouds of tear gas drift over the rocky ground before dispersing.
Police fired tear gas at the crowds and arrested 24 people Monday.
The shift comes amid an increase in the number of violent offenders and a growing mentally ill population — factors that prison officials and officers cite in explaining the growing reliance on tools such as pepper spray and tear gas.
Deputies used tear gas around 3:45 p.m. in an attempt to draw the suspect out.
Also that day, police used tear gas on marchers outside City Hall, though the circumstances surrounding the incident remain unclear.
The local public safety forces waded into the melee with night sticks and tear gas.
Venezuela Street Protests Continue An anti-government protester runs amidst tear gas launched by the police during a protest in Caracas March 12, 2014.
The disturbance continued from midafternoon until 8:30 p.m., when police radio called in tear gas equipment.
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First Known Use of tear gas
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Definition of tear gas for English Language Learners
: a gas that makes people unable to see by causing their eyes to be filled with tears and that is used especially by the police or military to separate large groups of people
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