There shouldn't even be such thing as riot police. People should be allowed to riot against whatever they want, when ever they want. “Through the looking-glass” by Mikhail Grebenshchikov, taken in Moscow
The man in blue. Beall - Faith and Confidence, 1958 A policeman speaks to a young boy at a parade in Washington, D. for the Washington Daily News. 1958 Pulitzer Prize for Photography - Courtesy Scripps Howard News Service
This photo makes the police seem very menacing and scary. The only things you see are the riot shield and guns coming through the smoke. Any human elements are hidden by masks and smoke. Hiding information makes this photo seem scary.