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Jail Riots: Prevention and Response

May 22, 2012

In the case of jail riots, planning and prevention are worth a pound of cure. A proactive approach to disturbances and prevention keeps small incidents small and resolves them quickly.

SCOTUS May Review Police TASER Use

May 7, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider reviewing police use of TASERs as possible excessive force when justices review cases for the upcoming term later this month.

Agitated Porn Actor Dies After LAPD Cops Subdue Him

April 17, 2012
Nearly eight Los Angeles Police officers were needed to subdue an agitated porn actor who broke free from an ambulance gurney and attacked paramedics.

UC Davis Pepper-Spraying Incident: After-Action Report

April 11, 2012
The independent committee reviewing the pepper spraying of protesters at UC Davis in November issued its after-action report that cited numerous lapses and errors by campus administrators and officers, concluding the incident "should and could have been prevented."

Tac-700 Launcher

March 30, 2012
PepperBall Technologies’ TAC-700 launcher fires up to 12 rounds per second and features a high-capacity 200-round hopper, an automatic feed system, and a honed barrel.

GLARE Enforcer

March 30, 2012
The GLARE Enforcer visual disruption laser from B.E. Meyers is specifically designed for law enforcement and maritime security applications. It is the only optical deterrent laser compliant with FDA regulations for sale to law enforcement and security organizations.

BodyGuard

March 30, 2012
ArmStar's BodyGuard is a combination of armor and electronic control device. The device is slipped over the wearer's forearm with the wearer's hand in a glove that is fitted with a pressure switch.

Less-Lethal Launchers

March 30, 2012
ALS Technologies has rolled out a pair of less-lethal launchers in 37mm and 40mm that offer reduced weight, upgraded components, and greater customization to tactical officers.

Video: Cops Drag Man In Airport Arrest

March 26, 2012
The Oklahoma City Police Department has launched an investigation into the arrest of man who attempted to sneak past an airport security checkpoint, claiming he was with the CIA and had documents to share with presidential candidate Newt Gingrich.

ASP Ships P12 and P16 Concealable Batons

March 14, 2012
The P12 and P16 are designed for investigators, administrators, and undercover officers. The two expandable batons are the latest additions to ASP's Friction Loc Baton series.

Ohio Police Department Shuts Down

March 12, 2012
City administrators shut down the Mount Sterling (Ohio) Police Department, after an officer used a TASER on a 9-year-old boy earlier this month. The incident apparently began when the boy refused to go to school.

Penn. Man Pepper-Sprays Trooper

March 8, 2012
When his pet Chihuahua failed to scare off a state trooper, a Fayette County man said he used pepper spray on the uniformed trooper because he believed he was impersonating a police officer.

Judge Blocks Release of UC Davis Pepper-Spray Report

March 7, 2012
A judge temporarily halted the release of a report Tuesday on the pepper-spraying of protestors at the University of California, Davis. The report names officers and could contain potentially damaging information about them.

TASER Begins Shipping TASER CAM HD Recorders

February 10, 2012
TASER International, Inc. has begun shipping its TASER CAM HD recorder for the TASER X2 electronic control device (ECD), the Scottsdale, Ariz., company announced.

Maryland Deputy Not Liable In Stun-Gun Death

January 26, 2012
An former Frederick County (Md.) Sheriff's deputy is not liable for a suspect's death after being hit with a stun gun because his actions were reasonable and he defended himself and others, a federal jury found on Wednesday.

Video: Chief, Principal Defend SRO's TASERing of N.C. Student

January 13, 2012
A school resource officer with the Kernersville (N.C.) Police Department used a TASER to subdue a student when two students began swinging at each other Monday at East Forsyth High School.

Obituary: Numb John Inventor Guido Tanzini

January 11, 2012
Guido J. Tanzini, the inventor of the "Numb John" training dummy, has died at the age of 85. Tanzini developed the training product in 1959, so officers could train in a more realistic way.

Michigan May Allow Residents To Carry Stun Guns

December 1, 2011
Michigan would become the 45th state to allow residents to carry stun guns for self-defense if Gov. Rick Snyder signs a measure now circulating in the state's legislature. Wisconsin added its name to the list on Nov. 1.

TASER: An Officer's Weapon of Choice

November 14, 2011

CBS' "60 Minutes" on Nov. 13 included a segment addressing the use of TASERs by officers.

Video: Occupy Oakland Videographer Struck by Less-Lethal Round

November 8, 2011
An Occupy Oakland videographer who says he wanted to film police response to the protests captured himself being struck by a non-lethal round fired by an officer.
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