Policemen use riot shields to protect themselves from hurled bottles during a riot control exercise in Chengdu, the capital of Southwest China's Sichuan province, August 3, 2011. The exercise, during which around 10 young men attacked a 40-member police patrol team, was aimed to enhance the police's ability to tackle fierce conditions. The fake rioters were taken down within three seconds. The drill will last for two weeks. [Photo/CFP]
Female urban management officers, better known in China as chengguan, were equipped with roller blades, in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan province.
The local urban administrative and law enforcement bureau has recruited a batch of female chengguan and allowed them to carry out their duties wearing roller blades, in order to adopt a more moderate approach to law enforcement.
ZIGONG, CHINA - AUGUST 01: Rescuers work at the accident site on August 1, 2011 in Zigong, Sichuan Province of China. An overbridge collapsed when a truck crashed and broken a concrete support at Zigong section of Chengdu-Kunming Freeway on Monday morning, injuring the driver.
The frontier force of Liaoning province have a competition of combat skills on August 3, 2011 in Shenyang, Liaoning province. The competition will last for two days with more than 230 frontier guards taking part. [Photo/Xinhua]
Policemen and armed police go on patrol in Kunming, the capital city of Southwest China's Yunnan province, August 3, 2011. More than 1,000 policemen, armed policemen and security guards were mobilized to carry out a 24-hour patrol mission around the city's main bus stops, train stations and highly populated areas in what the deputy director of the city's police bureau, Zhang Yuming, said is an effort "to ensure social stability and to thwart any kinds of criminal activities". [Photo/CFP]