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Less-Lethal: Mixed Blessings

November 26, 2014

It's well known that an offender who decides to resist arrest or attack a police officer must consider the possibility of being injured or even killed for doing so. What is unknown is how the proliferation of less-lethal weapons has changed and will change the way these men and women think.

X2 and X26P

November 21, 2014
The TASER X2 and X26P smart weapons both feature all-digital technology. The single-shot X26P is similar to the original X26, while the X2 features a back-up shot while remaining lightweight and easy to carry.

Illinois Officer Faces Charges in Elderly Man's 2013 Death

April 14, 2014

The Cook County (Ill.) State Attorney's Office announced on Wednesday that a Park Forest police officer is being charged with felony reckless conduct in the death of a 95-year-old man at a senior facility. the officer was allowed to remain free without posting bond Wednesday. Read Full Story Here.

ACLU Wants Less-Lethal Weapon Ban in Texas Schools

February 18, 2014
The state's education commissioner should ban the use of Tasers, pepper spray, and other "less-than-lethal" weapons in all public schools, according to a request delivered this week from the ACLU and six other civil rights groups.

N.J. Attorney General Suspends Use of Stun Gun

October 2, 2013
In a letter to law enforcement agencies, Attorney General John Hoffman said use of Karbon Arms' MPID stun gun has been suspended indefinitely. State police determined the device exposes officers to potential injury.

TASER Introduces Personal Defense Stun Flashlight

July 12, 2013
TASER International, Inc. has introduced the StrikeLight LED flashlight, a personal defense flashlight with an integrated stun gun.

Talon Air Baton

April 17, 2013
The new Talon Air incorporates the distinctive steel and aluminum design found in all of ASP's Airweight Batons for a lightweight, durable, and effective impact weapon.

Wash. Man Shakes Off Four TASER Hits

April 4, 2013

Washington police used four TASER deployments on a man apparently under the influence Sunday on Interstate 5. The suspect was eventually tackled by an officer as a family filmed the encounter. Read the full story here.

ALS To Open Tactical Training Center

March 28, 2013
AMTEC Less-Lethal Systems (ALS) is on track to open a tactical training center this summer in Perry, Fla., to offer less-lethal training to law enforcement, corrections, and military personnel.

Less-Lethal Weapon Options

March 6, 2013

At present, less-lethal weapons are a fact of life. It's hard to find an agency that doesn't use at least one in one form or another. With technology advances being what they are, there are more options today than ever before. Let's look at some of the available technologies and how they make a difference.

Less-Lethal Options

March 5, 2013

Law enforcement officers have plenty of less-lethal options to avoid a deadly force encounter, including light, chemical agents, conducted electrical weapons, projectile weapons, and launchable pepper projectiles. Read more in our March feature "Less-Lethal Weapon Options" and make sure to train with your mutual-aid agencies. Photos by Mark W. Clark and Amaury Murgado.

New TASER X26P Uses Smart TASER Platform

January 15, 2013
The single-shot X26P is compact, and fires the same cartridges as the original X26. The new electronic control device integrates core elements of the Smart TASER platform from the TASER X2.

Mich. University Equips Police Force With TASERs

December 12, 2012
Campus police officers at Eastern Michigan University (EMU) will be equipped with TASERs in January.

TASER Donates $300,000 To Fallen Officer Fund

October 4, 2012
TASER International, Inc. has donated $300,000 to the International Association of Chiefs of Police Foundation's fallen officer fund, the company announced Sunday.

MK-9S .7% OC Vapor

September 30, 2012
Safariland's First Defense MK-9S .7% OC Vapor in its Defense Technology brand features an intense concentration of major capsaicinoids in a non-flammable, EDW-safe formula and produces a high-volume mist, exceeding CRT and DOT flammability protocols.

CACI Offers Dazer Laser Optical Distracter To Feds

August 31, 2012
CACI International Inc. has entered into a strategic agreement with Laser Energetics, Inc. to offer the Dazer Laser Light Fighting Technologies product line of laser optical distracters to the Department of Defense and other federal government organizations.

Defense Technology Announces New First Defense OC Vapor

August 28, 2012
The MK-9S is a pepper spray with an intense concentration of major capsaicinoids that is non-flammable and produces a high volume mist, exceeding CRT and DOT flammability protocols. This formulation evaporates in a very short distance, eliminating the need for extensive area clean-up or personal decontamination procedures.

Verus One Introduces ECD Tester

August 1, 2012
Verus One has introduced a device for testing Electronic Control Devices (ECD) and Conducted Energy Weapons (CEW).

Pink OC Spray

May 23, 2012
Armament Systems and Procedures (ASP) is offering yet another color to choose from in its popular Defender family of Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) personal safety devices.

Mich. DOC Deploys TASER X2 With TASER CAM HD

May 16, 2012
TASER International, Inc. announced several recent orders for its new TASER X2 electronic control device (ECD) TASER CAM HD recorders. The Michigan Department of Corrections ordered 143 TASER X2 ECDs with TASER CAM HD recorders.
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