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Court rules that jury could find officer’s application of a knee to a mentally ill subject’s back beyond that necessary to control him
Worn by an inmate in contact with their body and hidden under their clothing, a stun device can be activated remotely by a trained transport officer to quickly stop an escape or violence
Wrap Technologies’ BolaWrap enables officers to quickly restrain and gain compliance of non-compliant individuals with minimal risk of injury to the individual or officer
The Fairfax County Police Department found that the devices added substantially to its capacity to resolve crisis situations
The official word came days after Mayor Karen Bass publicly dismissed the concept
Officers and a nurse struggled with Edward Bronstein for several minutes as they tried to take a blood sample
The updated training emphasizes the role of a safety officer, who is supposed to monitor breathing and other vital signs of the person under restraint
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, all five Montgomery County Constable Offices and the Montgomery County Fire Marshal’s Office will now be equipped with the BolaWrap 150
Police response to these medical emergencies should focus on intervention and treatment of the patient
Over 500 U.S. police agencies currently use the remote restraint devices
The restraint tool designed for de-escalation gives officers a new force avoidance option within the Use of Force Continuum