flying wedge

noun
a fast-moving group of law-enforcement officers in a compact, wedge-shaped formation that can infiltrate crowds or protect someone effectively.
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Then, forming a flying wedge, police led a small group of regents to another building.
How ironic to now be chuckled at for genteel financial transgressions, when the old flying wedge started it all.
The troopers rushed forward, their blue uniforms and white helmets blurring into a flying wedge as they moved.
They tore forward in a flying wedge, swinging their clubs at people in the way.
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