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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.

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“The goal is to prevent whatever the situation is from escalating up to the point that force would have had to be used.”
The remote restraint device enables law enforcement to respond to incidents with a focus on minimizing harm and safeguarding community well-being
New package unveiled to ease civil unrest as departments around the world demand innovative technology
Jason Jones, who doused himself with hand sanitizer and caught on fire after being TASERed, died in 2021 from his injuries
Axon said its “moonshot” goal is to cut gun-related deaths between police and the public in the U.S. by 50% before 2033
The official word came days after Mayor Karen Bass publicly dismissed the concept
Training, tactics and tools give officers options for resolving potential conflict without contact
The company will also highlight its TRP Pistol Format Launcher, which offers enhanced precision, extended range and versatility for law enforcement agencies
While the cruiser was moving, the back seat officer fired bean bag rounds while another officer, who saw the suspect reach for a gun, discharged his weapon