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Point Blank Solutions' ThorShield

By Darin Dowe

TASER protection for officers.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2011)
 

Impact Munitions: Time to Go Big Bore?

 

Remember that with less-lethal munitions, the accuracy determines the usable range of the launcher. This will impact the type of launcher your department will purchase and how it will be used. We explain the advantages and disadvantages of going “Big Bore.” By Rob DeGroot

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2011)
 

Less-Lethal Options, Part 4

By Darin Dowe

This is the final article in a four-part series discussing less-lethal options and considerations regarding less-lethal technology. It is important for officers to recognize, treat and document physiological effects on recipients of less-lethal force. It is also critical that PIOs be educated in less-lethal options so as to properly convey instances of their use to the media.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2010)
 

Everything You Need to Know About Less-lethal Options, Part 3

By Darin Dowe

When a SWAT team adopts a specific less-lethal technology, specific SWAT tactics must be taught to ensure integration of the technology.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Nov/Dec 2009)
 

TASER Dos and Don’ts

By Steve Ijames

Based on trends in TASER training, find a list of suggestions of when and how to use the TASER and how not to use the TASER.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2009)
 

Everything You Need to Know About Less-lethal Options, Part 1

By Darin Dowe

SWAT leaders need to determine what their needs are for less-lethal weapons and figure out where gaps exist on the use-of-force continuum.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2009)
 

Electronic Control Devices on the Force Continuum

By Roger Overholt

Despite the controversy surrounding TASERs, administrators should consider placing ECDs at multiple levels on the use-of-force continuum based upon a subject's resistance level.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2009)
 

TASER and Media Coverage: Good Press is Our Responsibility

By Cara Donlon-Cotton

Take control of your agency's image, and be proactive with the media about your TASER usage and why TASERS are essential tools that help keep the community and officers safe.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2009)
 

Voodoo Science and Non-Lethal Weapons

By Viktor Bovbjerg

In the search for non-lethal weapon options, only objective approaches to examining them can balance the risks and benefits of their use.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jan/Feb 2009)
 

Taser Tactical Conference

By TR Staff

Read why at least one officer from every police and sheriff's department in the U.S. and Canada should attend TASER's annual conference.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2008)
 
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