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Video: Georgia Toddler Seriously Burned by Flash-Bang During Meth Raid

May 30, 2014
The 19-month-old child is now in Grady Hospital's burn unit in Atlanta. The raid in which he was injured was at a house just north of Cornelia, early Wednesday morning.

Video: Georgia Toddler Seriously Burned by Flash-Bang During Meth Raid

May 30, 2014

A Habersham County, Ga., toddler caught in the middle of a drug raid was seriously injured when a police flash grenade exploded in his playpen. Read Full Story Here.

Defense Technology Flash-Bang Simulator Training Kit

January 6, 2014

You want to be as prepared as possible to use less-lethal devices during call-outs. But if you could limit the cost and danger needed to train in their use, why wouldn't you? That's the idea behind Defense Technology's Low Roll Training Simulator Starter Kit.

Minneapolis Woman Receives $1 Million for Flash-Bang Burns in SWAT Raid

December 13, 2011
Last week, Minneapolis officials called Russell's injuries an accident and said they were reviewing the incident. In a statement, City Attorney Susan Segal said that since the raid, "the manufacturer of the [device] has changed the design to reduce the risk that the device will roll after being deployed."

Electric Flash-Bang: Cejay Engineering's Hero

November 14, 2011

Cejay Engineering's new Hero marking product is a distraction device with the goal of protecting officers and agencies from accidents with flash-bangs. The Hero is a battery-operated distraction device that emits an ear-splitting 130 decibels and flashes five times per second a blinding 600 lumens of light.

Tales of Three SWAT Tragedies

April 12, 2011
While the official investigations are still ongoing, enough has already been reported to provide glimpses into what and how these tragedies might have occurred.

N.C. SWAT Officer Killed While Re-Inserting Flash-Bang Pin

March 17, 2011
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police SWAT veteran Fred Thornton died after incorrectly attempting to re-insert the pin into a flash-bang device when it exploded, according to preliminary results of the investigation.

Texas Tactical Commander Injured In Flash-Bang Explosion

March 9, 2011
The Alice PD's Richard DeLeon was in critical condition Tuesday. The flash-bang grenade exploded while he was loading tactical gear into his squad car.

The Hazards of Flash-Bangs

February 28, 2011
The death of a veteran North Carolina SWAT officer from a flash-bag device is surprising. However, it should be pointed out that the devices pack a punch — heat exceeding 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit, a blast reaching 175 decibels and a flash of 1 million Candle-power.

Dallas SWAT Member's Tactical Gear Stolen From His SUV

October 30, 2009
Guns, ammunition and other tactical gear were stolen from a sports utility vehicle assigned to a member of the Dallas police SWAT team, the Star-Telegram reports.

Surprise, Shock, and Speed

March 1, 2007

Diversionary devices have had many names, not all of them popular. But that's mostly due to the public's misperception of what they are and how they are used.

Flash-Bang

October 1, 2002
New Flash-Bang stun devices from Law Enforcement Technologies create a safer, less violent explosion than traditional devices. Instead of igniting, the aluminum powder particles in the grenade are propelled outward in a cloud when exposed to oxygen in the air. This approach lowers the pressure in the immediate area of the explosion, making injuries less likely and decreasing the risk of accidental fires. The devices are also reusable.

Super-Sock

April 1, 2001
CTS's Super-Sock was, according to the NTOA, the most accurate Less-Lethal round ever tested by them. This kind of quality control is typical of CTS as their impact on the market is felt with the introduction of some new and innovative products. The Super-Sock deploys fully as soon as it exits the muzzle with no "unfolding" necessary as is the case with traditional flat bag rounds.
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