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Wyoming Man Douses Himself In Paint to Avoid TASER

September 26, 2010
When Cheyenne (Wyo.) Police officers Joshua Thorton and James Womak arrived at the home of Brian Mattert earlier this month on a domestic disturbance call, they found the man covered in white latex paint.

Safariland to Sell Three Monadnock Baton Products in One Kit

September 23, 2010
Safariland, a BAE Systems line of business, announced today the introduction of the Monadnock Classic Friction Lock Patrol Kit, incorporating three of its most popular baton products: the Classic Friction Lock baton, the Hindi Baton Cap and the Front Draw Holder.

New Seattle Chief Will Revamp Response Proceedures

September 16, 2010
The department will expand officers using TASER devices, equip 40 officers with on-body video, provide additional crisis-response training and look for ways to get officers out of cruisers.

Texas DPS Places Fourth Largest LE TASER Order Ever

September 3, 2010
TASER International has received an order for 2,748 X26 ECDs from the Texas Department of Public Safety. It's the fourth largest law enforcement order in company history.

BART Verdict: Consider a Weak-Hand TASER Draw

July 9, 2010
It is essential that trainers put officers through their paces with training that is dynamic, stress-inducing, and requires officers to make force-options decisions that truly test the officer's ability to be ready for stressful encounters on the street.

Indiana Officer Suspended For Stunning 10-Year-Old Boy

July 7, 2010
The disciplinary measures were handed down to Officer Darrel Johnson, as well as Captain William Jennings, who were called to a daycare to calm down an out-of-control boy.

Redneck Tasered While DUI on Riding Mower

July 7, 2010
While riding a lawn tractor, a patrol officer recognizes "Steve," who ignores commands to stop operating the vehicle while drinking whisky. Steve yells, "I know my rights," while the officer stuns him. Editor's Note: This video is likely a skit and not real, because "Steve" is wearing a microphone.

Officer Tasers Drunk Driver Resisting Arrest

July 7, 2010
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.

Philly Fan Tasered During Ball Game

May 4, 2010
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.

IBS Sigma JPX Jet Protector OC Launcher

April 19, 2010
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.

BART Police Relinquish TASERs

April 16, 2010
The BART police department has pulled the TASERs from its officers citing a sergeant's use of the less-lethal device on a 13-year-old Richmond boy on a bicycle.

Second Md. Officer Suspended In Student Incident

April 15, 2010
The Prince George's County (Md.) Police Department has suspended a second officer involved in a videotaped incident that showed officers in riot gear striking the student during an after-game riot.

Maryland Officer Suspended After Video Shows Him Striking Student

April 13, 2010
A Prince George's County (Md.) tactical officer seen in video footage striking a University of Maryland student has been suspended, while investigators say they're working to identify two additional officers.

Vermont AG Complains About 'Rogue Cops'

April 12, 2010
In announcing his decision to ask the state police to investigate an officer's use of less-lethal force, Vermont's Attorney General William Sorrell said he's worried about the public perception that there may be "more rogue cops" in his state.

MAUL Shotgun

April 12, 2010
MAUL is Metal Storm's 1.8-pound, modular, 12-gauge, five-shot, semi-automatic shotgun designed to deliver shotgun capabilities for non-lethal and lethal munitions.

Combined Systems Begins Producing Light Incapacitator

April 8, 2010
The LEDI is a light-based non-lethal device utilizing high-powered, multi-colored LED clusters and complex optical concentrators producing a high level of optical disruption and disorientation in targeted subjects, according to the company.

Not Going for the Kill

March 31, 2010

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.

Combined Systems Inc. Announces License Agreement for Non-Lethal LEDI Technology

March 23, 2010
The LEDI is a light-based non-lethal device utilizing high-powered, multi-colored LED clusters and complex optical concentrators producing a high level of optical disruption and disorientation in targeted subjects.

Palo Alto Police Will Restrict TASER Use

March 5, 2010
The same week San Francisco police learned they would not be given TASER devices, another northern California agency has told its officers they may only use their TASER when confronted with an "immediate physical threat."

SF Police Commission Nixes TASER Use

March 4, 2010
The San Francisco Police Commission has denied a proposal from Chief George Gascon that would have given patrol officers the option of using less-lethal electronic control devices to reduce officer-involved shootings.
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