Photos: Cleveland Police RNC Riot Gear

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Courtesy VICE.com
VICE.com has photographed one of the 2,000 riot suits that the Cleveland Police Department will likely be seen wearing next week during the RNC. VICE wrote that they obtained access to the suits through a source. 

Cleveland.com reported in April that the City of Cleveland would spend upwards of $800,000 on the suits and batons. The suits were to be provided by Kentucky-based Galls, LLC. And the funds were to be reimbursed through the $50 million federal grant intended to cover security costs at the convention.

All photos courtesy of VICE.com.
click to enlarge Photos: Cleveland Police RNC Riot Gear
Courtesy VICE.com
 
click to enlarge Photos: Cleveland Police RNC Riot Gear
Courtesy VICE.com
click to enlarge Photos: Cleveland Police RNC Riot Gear
Courtesy VICE.com
click to enlarge Photos: Cleveland Police RNC Riot Gear
Courtesy VICE.com

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Sam Allard

Sam Allard is the Senior Writer at Scene, in which capacity he covers politics and power and writes about movies when time permits. He's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and the NEOMFA at Cleveland State. Prior to joining Scene, he was encamped in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on an...
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