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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.

S.F. Police Commission Delays TASER Decision

February 25, 2010
The San Francisco Police Commission heard hours of testimony Wednesday night about the many benefits -- with a little about the drawbacks -- of Tasers. In the end, the panel decided to wait at least two weeks before deciding whether to start the process of arming officers with the stun guns.

Florida Agency Buys 150 Three-Shot TASERs

February 17, 2010
TASER International has announced that it has received an order for 150 TASER X3 Electronic Control Devices (ECDs) and related accessories from the Lakeland (Fla.) Police Department. The TASER X3 is the latest, most sophisticated ECD model from TASER with a three-shot semi-automatic capability.

Best Practices in TASER Targeting

January 31, 2010

To adopt the preferred targeting zone, officers will need to train themselves to avoid center mass.

Shots Fired: Gaston County, N.C. 07/06/2009

January 31, 2010

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.

Belligerent Suspect Tries to Hit Officer With Stolen Patrol Car

January 27, 2010
An agitated Gilroy, Calif., man was arrested after he hijacked a patrol car, attempted to remove a locked police weapon, and nearly ran down an officer while driving the vehicle in reverse.

SHOT Show 2010: Safariland Brings Breaching Tool

January 20, 2010
Sandy Wall, a 22-year member of Houston PD's tactical unit, developed the WallBanger as a bang pole that could more effectively deploy flash-bang devices.

SHOT Show 2010: FNH USA Brings Less-Lethal 303P Sidearm

January 19, 2010
The FN 303P uses a disposable compressed CO2 gas capsule contained within the six-shot detachable magazine to launch its .68-caliber projectile.
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