A civic media project helping people identify, monitor and record the use of riot control agents against civilians.

Screen Shot 2015-10-12 at 17.00.16Riot Control Agents are allowed under the Chemical Weapons Convention for domestic law enforcement purposes and are used around the world. With this RiotID guide you can begin to identify these weapons.

Knowing how to identify riot control weapons can help you medically respond, monitor human rights violations, challenge use of force abuses, and identify manufacturer and country of origin of these devices.

For support with identification send your images to @riotid using the hashtag #RiotID.

Download the #RiotID Pocket Book

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