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Search Result: Less-Lethal

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ALS Technologies Recognized By Two Ammo Suppliers

February 17, 2011
ALS Technologies Inc., a manufacturer and provider of less-lethal products and services, as well as law enforcement and tactical equipment, has been recognized for its 2010 service and sales performance by Simunition and Hornady

TREXPO East 2009: Report from the Aisles

October 30, 2009

A tactical law enforcement trade show like TREXPO East tends to attract some fairly innovative tools. Walking the aisles, you could see the latest tactical vehicles, weapons, communications, and apparel. Here's a quick look at some of the things that caught our attention.

TASER CEO Clarifies Chest Shot Guideline

October 27, 2009
TASER CEO Rick Smith says he is surprised by the uproar, which was caused by an article in the Arizona Republic, and that the targeting model was not changed because the company sees greater risk of cardiac events from chest shots.

TASER International Receives U.S. Customs and Border Protection Contract

September 29, 2009
TASER International, a market leader in digital evidence solutions and electronic control devices (ECDs), today announced that it received an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract which can potentially extend for a five-year period from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The order received was for TASER X26 ECDs and related accessories.

Dog Days of Summer (Part 3): Less-Lethal vs. Vicious Dogs

September 10, 2009
Without formal training, police must rely on their preservation instinct and use whatever force is deemed necessary against attacking dogs. While lethal force is acceptable, it's a last resort. There's a less-lethal alternative that's proven effective, one I've personally employed countless times and highly recommend.

Air Bank and Transfer System

August 19, 2009
Bauer Compressors' Air Bank and Transfer System (ABATS) is designed to store high-pressure compressed air and provide a safe filling process of the high-pressure air tanks commonly used on less-lethal weapons and launchers.

Wireless TASER Round Ready to Fly

June 30, 2009

TASER International, Inc. announced today that the long-awaited self-contained wireless TASER eXtended Range Electronic Projectile (XREP) shotgun rounds are now available. Together with O.F. Mossberg & Sons Inc. the company also announced the commercial launch of the TASER X12 Less-Lethal Shotgun (LLS) by Mossberg.

Texas SWAT Team Dissolves Hostage Situation with Bean Bag Shot

May 27, 2009

Authorities shot a man with a bean bag gun as he allegedly held his family hostage early Wednesday morning.

California's Fugitive Apprehension Team Deploys TASER Devices

May 8, 2009
Agents assigned to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) Office of Correctional Safety (OCS) are field testing 28 TASER X26 ECDs and 28 TASER CAM systems. The deployment of the TASERs is being conducted as a pilot program.

FN 303 Less-lethal Launcher Training Offered in Alabama

April 15, 2009
On Oct. 20, the Baldwin County (Ala.) Sheriff's Office will host an FN 303 Less Lethal Launcher Instructor/Armorer Course in Stapleton. Each participant who successfully completes the class will be certified as an FN 303 Less Lethal Launcher instructor and armorer.

The State of American Law Enforcement - Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don't

December 1, 2008

Perhaps nowhere in contemporary American society does the question of the right tool for the right job come into play more often than in matters of police use of force.

Three Steps to Compliance

August 1, 2008

During an arrest, a handcuffed, subdued suspect is in the safest condition for both the officer and the suspect. To gain control, officers should learn the OSC (Overcome, Stabilize, Cuff) strategy.

TREXPO West 2008: Best of Show

April 1, 2008

Both TREXPO's roots and its evolving focus were both evident in the product offerings at the West Coast edition of the conference held Feb. 19–22 in Long Beach, Calif. On the show floor of the Long Beach Convention Center, several new products made their debut and several others made their TREXPO debut.

How to Deploy Impact Munitions

December 1, 2007

Today, law enforcement has access to a wide range of impact munitions that can be used for numerous applications. Yes, rubber and wooden baton rounds are still used in riot control, but more sophisticated impact rounds can be used to prevent suicides, to stop dog attacks, and in other uses that might have once required lethal force.

Training Aids

January 1, 2006

The proper equipment can make your training safer and more effective.

Shock Treatment

January 1, 2004

Because the high-powered Taser has been so swiftly fielded by so many agencies, there is no consensus on how officers who carry the weapon should be trained. Despite the fact that Taser International no longer emphasizes that all users should be stunned with the weapon, people at the company believe there are many reasons for departments to consider mandatory exposure.

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