William Bratton is taking over the helm of the NYPD, what should be his top priority?
This somewhat blurry clip with excellent audio shows a textbook case of the effective use of a stun gun on a suspect who repeatedly refuses to comply with an officer's lawful commands.
A fan waving a rally towel runs onto the field at Citizens Bank Park during the Phillies/Cardinals game. An officer eventually uses his stun gun. Raul Ibanez ducks in deep left and Ryan Howard covers his mouth with glove, in attempt to hide his laughter.
The Piexon JPX Jet Protector deploys a liquid or gel version of OC using two primers and a laser-sighting system. Bart Bacolini of distributor IBS Sigma demonstrates the less-lethal weapon at POLICE-TREXPO West. Video shot by Paul Clinton and edited by Kelly Bracken.
A SWAT team is called out to a barricade situation. A man holed up in his house claims to have a hostage, and negotiators are getting nowhere as the subject refuses to surrender. Now tactical teams can employ multiple less-lethal options to help end such a situation at different points throughout an incident without employing lethal force.
To adopt the preferred targeting zone, officers will need to train themselves to avoid center mass.
Shaw tried to deflect the gun with the flashlight in his left hand. But hearing the shot, he jumped back, landing on his backside about seven feet away from Burris.