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San Francisco Police Chief Seeks TASER Training for All Officers

June 22, 2017
Chief Bill Scott said Wednesday that he wants to train every sworn San Francisco police officer in his department to use the electric stun guns that they have been denied because of staunch public opposition for more than a decade.

Police Attacked, Property Damaged in Portland May Day Riot

May 2, 2017
Police were attacked, a patrol car was vandalized, business windows were shattered and bonfires were set in the streets during a May Day riot Monday in Portland, OR.

TCP Pistol

January 30, 2017
The new TCP pistol from PepperBall is compact, ultra-light weight, and the first PepperBall pistol that fits comfortably on a standard duty belt.

Less Lethal Concepts: The OC Projector

August 12, 2016

Less Lethal Concepts' Pepper Pak 50 is designed to deliver chemical agents at up to 85 feet, protecting officers and reducing the need for deadly force.

In Praise of Pepper Spray

July 8, 2016

While a TASER may be a better option at times, pepper spray can be a practical choice. The key is to know when the use of pepper spray is appropriate and will be effective.

Combined Systems Inc. hires Director of Law Enforcement Sales

January 8, 2016
Aimee Barmore has been named Director of Law Enforcement Sales for Combined Systems Inc. She will oversee all U.S. and Canadian sales efforts in the federal and law enforcement markets.

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.

Less-Lethal Ammunition

March 24, 2015
Security Devices International (SDI) is a defense technology company specializing in the development of innovative next generation non-lethal 40mm ammunition. SDI’s Family of Blunt Impact Projectiles (BIP) is ideal for crowd control scenarios.

Detroit Chief Says TASERs Needed for Officer Safety

December 9, 2014
An attack Saturday that sent a rookie police officer to the hospital after a woman wounded him with a sharp object highlights the need for TASERs, Detroit Police Chief James Craig said.

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.

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

12 Great Holiday Gifts for Cops

December 20, 2010

Once again, the editors of POLICE Magazine offer you our annual holiday gift guide. Note: We've allowed some inflation this year. The price limit for 2010 is $350 (Yes, we know. That's a substantial gift).

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.

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