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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.
Police recruits undergoing OC (pepper spray) training. The spray being used is Sabre Red, a very potent level III OC/pepper spray.
As a part of Bakersfield (Calif.) police training, recruits experience what it feels like to get hit with a Taser. Videography and editing by Christina Sosa.
Here's a quick look at some of the latest and greatest products that caught the eyes of our staff as they walked the aisles of the show.