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#Pepper Spray

# pepper-spray - Monday 1 February, 2021

US police pepper-sprayed 9-year-old girl, footage shows
# Rochester
# Rochester

US police pepper-sprayed 9-year-old girl, footage shows

Feb 1st 2021, 11:50 AM 39,658 Views 72 Comments

The video sparked new outrage over excesses committed by the country’s law enforcement.

# pepper-spray - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Gardaí used pepper spray more than 250 times so far this year
# Non Lethal Force
# Non Lethal Force

Gardaí used pepper spray more than 250 times so far this year

Jun 13th 2019, 12:39 PM 11,073 Views 41 Comments

There have been eight instances of Taser use and one report of use of a firearm.

# pepper-spray - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Gardaí fail to notify GSOC about more than half of taser discharges within required 48-hour period
# FOI
# FOI

Gardaí fail to notify GSOC about more than half of taser discharges within required 48-hour period

Mar 10th 2019, 8:30 AM 12,462 Views 13 Comments

The requirement was introduced by gardaí in 2010 to help GSOC gather evidence.

# pepper-spray - Monday 12 March, 2018

Poll: Should pepper spray be legalised in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should pepper spray be legalised in Ireland?

Mar 12th 2018, 9:19 AM 42,369 Views 73 Comments

Pepper spray and taser guns are currently illegal to possess here.

# pepper-spray - Sunday 11 March, 2018

No plans to legalise pepper spray or tasers in Ireland
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

No plans to legalise pepper spray or tasers in Ireland

Mar 11th 2018, 4:00 PM 20,625 Views 50 Comments

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice said it isn’t possible to police rural Ireland the same way as Dublin.

# pepper-spray - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Gardaí use batons and pepper spray to break up massive wedding brawl in Westmeath
# Kinnegad
# Kinnegad

Gardaí use batons and pepper spray to break up massive wedding brawl in Westmeath

Aug 23rd 2017, 6:05 AM 139,036 Views 82 Comments

Guests at the wedding assaulted one another with keys and glass bottles.

# pepper-spray - Monday 13 July, 2015

Gardaí cleared following allegations of pepper spraying woman and 'refusing her water and medical attention'
# Cleared
# Cleared

Gardaí cleared following allegations of pepper spraying woman and 'refusing her water and medical attention'

Jul 13th 2015, 7:00 AM 16,147 Views 16 Comments

GSOC investigated the complaint and deemed it “neither reasonable nor practicable to carry out any further investigative steps”.

# pepper-spray - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Investigation finds garda use of pepper spray against homeless man was justified
# Dublin
# Dublin

Investigation finds garda use of pepper spray against homeless man was justified

May 6th 2015, 6:16 PM 19,822 Views 88 Comments

The investigation was launched after a video went viral showing the garda arresting the man on Dublin’s Henry Street.

# pepper-spray - Monday 2 March, 2015

Protecting yourself with pepper spray is illegal and that's not changing
# Self-defence
# Self-defence

Protecting yourself with pepper spray is illegal and that's not changing

Mar 2nd 2015, 6:55 AM 64,155 Views 145 Comments

The minister says protecting citizens is the job of the gardai.

# pepper-spray - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Here's the moment Jeremy Kyle got pepper sprayed in Magaluf
# The Kyle Files
From The Daily Edge
# The Kyle Files

Here's the moment Jeremy Kyle got pepper sprayed in Magaluf

Jan 22nd 2015, 9:10 PM 4,255 Views 3 Comments

There are just so many layers to this.

# pepper-spray - Monday 1 December, 2014

Remember the protests in Hong Kong? They're still going - and are more violent
# Frustrations Mounting
# Frustrations Mounting

Remember the protests in Hong Kong? They're still going - and are more violent

Dec 1st 2014, 7:48 AM 5,358 Views 22 Comments

This is the third month of the protests, and police used pepper spray and batons on the students overnight.

# pepper-spray - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Anger outside Coolock Garda Station after water charge protesters are arrested
# Arrests
# Arrests

Anger outside Coolock Garda Station after water charge protesters are arrested

Nov 6th 2014, 7:00 AM 57,269 Views 398 Comments

Protesters claim pepper spray was used, however, the gardaí would give no confirmation.

# pepper-spray - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Mar 20th 2014, 11:00 PM 19,063 Views 6 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the youths arrested over St. Patrick’s Day assault, Leo Varadkar and Callinan and those no make-up selfies.

Man charged after kicking in door and attacking McDonald's staff with pepper spray
# Not Such A Happy Meal
# Not Such A Happy Meal

Man charged after kicking in door and attacking McDonald's staff with pepper spray

Mar 20th 2014, 10:28 AM 31,851 Views 0 Comments

He has been charged and is due to appear in court next week.

# pepper-spray - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Lockout protest: Mini-march, TD jostled and pepper spray
# Lockout 2013
# Lockout 2013

Lockout protest: Mini-march, TD jostled and pepper spray

Sep 18th 2013, 11:19 PM 19,792 Views 140 Comments

Although the turnout was lower than expected at today’s Dáil Lockout protest, there were a few tense stand-offs.

Two hospitalised after gardaí use pepper spray during Dublin protests
# Lockout
# Lockout

Two hospitalised after gardaí use pepper spray during Dublin protests

Sep 18th 2013, 10:53 PM 11,952 Views 119 Comments

A third person was treated for injuries related to a fall when people tried to break through barriers outside Leinster House.

# pepper-spray - Monday 8 July, 2013

Amazing voicemail describes old ladies beating man with umbrella
# No Holds Barred
From The Daily Edge
# No Holds Barred

Amazing voicemail describes old ladies beating man with umbrella

Jul 8th 2013, 7:00 PM 19,027 Views 6 Comments

Man crashes into a car full of old ladies and then they assault him.

# pepper-spray - Monday 29 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added Xtra-vision memories
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added Xtra-vision memories

Apr 29th 2013, 7:50 PM 10,111 Views 1 Comment

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Man charged after pepper spray discharged in Tivoli Theatre
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Man charged after pepper spray discharged in Tivoli Theatre

Apr 29th 2013, 5:07 PM 12,267 Views 0 Comments

Four theatre-goers were believed to be affected but none required hospital treatment.

# pepper-spray - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Gardaí seek witnesses to robbery at Castleblayney jewellery shop
# Robbery
# Robbery

Gardaí seek witnesses to robbery at Castleblayney jewellery shop

Mar 8th 2012, 12:10 PM 1,752 Views 0 Comments

Diamonds and gold jewellery were stolen after a Co Monaghan jeweller was pepper-sprayed during a raid yesterday morning.

# pepper-spray - Saturday 26 November, 2011

Woman who allegedly pepper-sprayed Black Friday crowd surrenders
# Black Friday
# Black Friday

Woman who allegedly pepper-sprayed Black Friday crowd surrenders

Nov 26th 2011, 7:47 PM 5,964 Views 14 Comments

The pepper-spraying was just one of a number of incidents across the US on the notoriously busy kick-off to the Christmas shopping season.

# pepper-spray - Friday 25 November, 2011

Shopper pepper-sprays Black Friday crowd in push for Xbox
# Black Friday
From The Daily Edge
# Black Friday

Shopper pepper-sprays Black Friday crowd in push for Xbox

Nov 25th 2011, 7:50 PM 7,007 Views 19 Comments

Police are looking for a woman in Porter Ranch, California who reportedly injured 20 people at a Walmart store with pepper spray as the shop opened early for the annual sale.

# pepper-spray - Monday 21 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Nov 21st 2011, 7:29 PM 3,338 Views 2 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Two officers suspended over pepper-spraying of peaceful protesters
# Occupy
# Occupy

Two officers suspended over pepper-spraying of peaceful protesters

Nov 21st 2011, 10:00 AM 3,371 Views 45 Comments

Shocking video shows University of California Davis campus police liberally dousing students with pepper spray during a non-violent protest. Two officers have been suspended and an investigation ordered – however the university’s chancellor has refused to step down over the incident.

# pepper-spray - Friday 14 October, 2011

Photos, video: Seattle 'Superhero' Phoenix Jones in court
# Superhero
From The Daily Edge
# Superhero

Photos, video: Seattle 'Superhero' Phoenix Jones in court

Oct 14th 2011, 10:48 AM 1,811 Views 16 Comments

Self-styled crime fighter Phoenix Jones, aka Ben Fodor, was in court over allegedly assaulting several people in a pepper spray incident earlier this month.

# pepper-spray - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Investigation launched over death of man Tasered by police
# UK
# UK

Investigation launched over death of man Tasered by police

Aug 24th 2011, 11:54 AM 443 Views 16 Comments

It is believed the man who was shot with a Taser gun was also suffering from self-inflicted stab wounds. The death is the third in eight days connected to police use of Tasers and pepper-spray in the UK.

# pepper-spray - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

Man dies following police pepper spray use in England
# UK
# UK

Man dies following police pepper spray use in England

Aug 23rd 2011, 3:10 PM 705 Views 18 Comments

An investigation has been launched into the second death in police custody in England in the course of a week.