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Video: Canadian Agency Arms Patrol Officers with 37mm Launchers for Less-Lethal Response

“If we look at known objects out in the world, we can equate the AR-1 baton to about one-and-a-half times the energy of somebody being struck by a 100-mile-per-hour fast ball or roughly the same energy as somebody being struck by the fastest slapshot ever recorded,” said Staff Sgt. Jason Bobrowich.

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Canadian Agency Arms Patrol Officers with 37mm Launchers for Less-Lethal Response

“If we look at known objects out in the world, we can equate the AR-1 baton to about one-and-a-half times the energy of somebody being struck by a 100-mile-per-hour fast ball or roughly the same energy as somebody being struck by the fastest slapshot ever recorded,” said Staff Sgt. Jason Bobrowich. More Here.

Less-Lethal Ammunition

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.

Safariland Introduces Extended Range Less-Lethal Munitions

Safariland has released five 40-mm, specialty impact rounds that allow corrections and tactical officers to deliver less-lethal munitions to incapacitate an aggressive, non-compliant subject. The Defense Technology rounds can be fired from a variety of 40-mm launchers and provide optimal accuracy from 10–70 meters (about 30–230 feet).

How to Deploy Impact Munitions

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.