31 Dec. 2005
French policemen keep watch ahead of new year celebrations near the Arc de Triomphe on the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris, December 31, 2005. Extra security measures are taken throughout France in order to tackle any [urban violence] events that might occur during the new year celebration. ??? NOTE- FRENCH LAW REQUIRES THAT FACES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ARE MASKED IN PUBLICATIONS WITHIN FRANCE.