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.
Knightstown’s police chief agreed to be hit with a Taser to raise money for new police cruisers. His department is relying on one cruiser, and one Humvee, that would be used in the more rural areas in an emergency.
Surveillance video was released of the October 14 incident in which an intruder entered a woman’s driveway, erratically waving around gardening shears he stole from her property and allegedly threatened to chop off a police dog’s head with them before he was subdued with a TASER.