10 tips for flashbang deployment

Diversionary devices, like flashbangs, can save lives, but can also jeopardize officer safety if not used properly


Diversionary devices, often referred to as flashbangs, are a critical tool for law enforcement. When used properly, they can save lives, including the lives of criminals. However, if used without proper training and precautions, they can injure and kill.

Follow these 10 tips, summarized from a National Training Concepts course I recently attended, to help ensure safe and successful use of these devices.

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