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Week 3: Writing/Research #1; Less Than Lethal Weapons
Less Than Lethal Weapons:
Many tools have been developed over the years to help officers control or arrest individuals without having to use deadly force. Such tools include a variety of batons or nightsticks, rubber bullet/beanbag projectiles, and various chemical agents (such as pepper spray and tear gas) and can play a vital role in effectively resolving critical incidents.
Office of Justice Programs and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. (2001). A resource guide to law enforcement, corrections, and forensic technologies (pp. 1-95) (United States, Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs and Office of Community Oriented Policing Services). Washington, DC: COPS: Community Oriented Policing Services.
Meyer, G. (2006, May 19). Nonlethal weapons: Early use means fewer deaths and injuries. Retrieved from http://www.policeone.com/less-lethal/articles/134658-Nonlethal-weapons-Early-use-means-fewer-deaths-and-injuries/ [20 minutes]
Lowery, W. (2014, Aug 12). Police use tear gas on crowd in ferguson, mo., protesting teen's death (posted 2014-08-12 14:23:09). The Washington Post Retrieved from http://libproxy.plymouth.edu/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/1553031237?accountid=3778