04/26/2005

PepperBall gives officers a new option

By Joe Nelson
San Bernardino Sun

Officer Francisco Velasquez eyes the laser scope of a PepperBall gun outside the Beaumont, Calif. Police Department. He maneuvers the red dot produced from the scope onto the surface of a metal storage bin and fires a rapid succession of shots.

Pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pop!

The small, round plastic projectiles explode upon impact with the steel. Small clouds of baby powder, the projectiles' contents, fill the air.

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