Less Lethal Technology in Law Enforcement

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Abstract
This paper shall examine the current state of less lethal weapons technology currently being employed or in development for use in law enforcement situations. In addition to the descriptions of the nature of these devices, some consideration will be given to their potential applications and possible dangers in their use.
Less Lethal Technology in Law Enforcement
The use of less-lethal weapons technology in law enforcement has gained significant popularity and traction over the past decade. Those concerned that law enforcement agencies were too eager to use lethal force in situations that did not require it heralded less-lethal technology as a means of reducing unnecessary deaths. Law enforcement agencies have been relatively quick...
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