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Officers from Small California Agency Training to Use Nunchuks

October 29, 2015
Nunchucks are illegal for citizens to own in California; however, police can be certified to use them within the state. The ones used by officers are made of plastic and are connected with a nylon rope. More Here.

Video: Officers from Small California Agency Training to Use Nunchuks

October 29, 2015
Nunchucks are illegal for citizens to own in California; however, police can be certified to use them within the state. The ones used by officers are made of plastic and are connected with a nylon rope.

North Dakota OKs Less-Lethal Drones

August 27, 2015
It's legal for law enforcement in North Dakota to use unmanned aircraft systems, commonly called drones. Now House Bill 1328 explicitly states that they may be used to deploy non-lethal force and restricts how departments can use the unmanned aircraft to gather evidence.

NYPD Spending $4.5M to Give More Officers TASERs

August 11, 2015
The NYPD wants to expand its arsenal of TASERs to give officers more nonlethal alternatives to their service weapons when dealing with criminals and mentally disturbed individuals.

Less-Lethal Aerosol

April 29, 2015
MSI's AB2K-MMADS is a fast, multi-mission, fully portable less-lethal aerosol delivery system. AB2K can shoot a stream of dense smoke over 100 feet.

X2 and X26P

April 24, 2015
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.

Phazzer Introduces Less-Lethal M4-Style Carbine

April 9, 2015
A wide range of munitions can be launched from the Phazzer Raptor, including marking rounds for identifying suspects, and capsaicin, rubber "kinetic," and window breaching projectiles. Phazzer says the Raptor offers users precise suspect neutralization with minimum collateral damage/injury.

Take Down Tactical Handle

January 30, 2015
Mace Security International, Inc. returns to a core business of supplying less-lethal tactical munitions and weapons systems for law enforcement, corrections, and military markets.

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.

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.

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.
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