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Less Lethal

The Less Lethal topic section covers the complex topic of nonlethal force using Tasers and other weapons by police officers, with the latest news, training and expert columns. This topic is aimed at arming officers with the information they need to properly deploy nonlethal weapons.
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July 18, 2012
Bringing back 'the carotid' Chuck Joyner - Survival Sciences

Bringing back 'the carotid'

Using the Bilateral Vascular Restraint (BVR), it takes very little pressure to cause the desired result — compliance — in an otherwise noncompliant subject - Full Story
July 02, 2012
Video evidence: Conflict and controversy Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.) - Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement

Video evidence: Conflict and controversy

Dash-cams. TASER-cams. Pocket-cams. Jail-cams. Sally-port-cams. Cell-phone videos. Security videos. TV... - Full Story
May 31, 2012
Website gives free up-to-the-minute reports on ECW court rulings Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

Website gives free up-to-the-minute reports on ECW court rulings

The new online resource is a rich source of ideas for training scenarios, roll call refreshers, and classroom discussions - Full Story
May 30, 2012
Use of force: Downfalls of the continuum model Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Use of force: Downfalls of the continuum model

Because it's impossible for any continuum model to provide for an entire set of circumstances in each very unique situation, a "force options" model is the optimal policy alternative - Full Story
May 25, 2012
A salute to our park ranger LEOs Pat Novesky - Rural Policing

A salute to our park ranger LEOs

Imagine patrolling a city where the ‘residents’ change on a daily and weekly basis - Full Story
May 20, 2012
Observe Occupy: Watch the tactical evolution of their 'revolution' Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Observe Occupy: Watch the tactical evolution of their 'revolution'

During the NATO Summit, Chicago law enforcers are facing the cutting edge of what the Occupy Wall Street Movement call 'a revolution' - Full Story
May 18, 2012
The ECD as a deadly weapon? Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

The ECD as a deadly weapon?

The UN Convention Against Torture has stated that the TASER "could result in severe pain amounting to torture and in certain cases could even be lethal." - Full Story
May 18, 2012
The ACLU, ECDs, and the erosion of police discretion? Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

The ACLU, ECDs, and the erosion of police discretion?

Unlike officers who face the volatile realities of life, the ACLU-s safely-ensconced lawyers would rather evaluate TASER use by a less-encumbered and more academic criteria - Full Story
February 15, 2012
Force is a necessary tool for peace Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Force is a necessary tool for peace

The most significant news item for the police profession for all of 2011 may have been the Occupy movement - Full Story
February 13, 2012
Is TASER drive-stun heading to the U.S. Supreme Court? Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.) - Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement

Is TASER drive-stun heading to the U.S. Supreme Court?

Properly deployed TASER probes will provide instant neuromuscular incapacitation — drive-stun is a pain-compliance tool, not an incapacitator in most circumstances - Full Story



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