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    comply with his/her orders. Lethal force has resulted in serious injuries of the police, citizens or both. The option to use less lethal weapons such as conducted energy devices (CEDs) like Tasers or oleoresin capsicum (OC), also known as pepper spray has been suggested based on studies and research. It is believed these less lethal weapons will reduce the number of injuries to police and citizens. Research was conducted to see if less-lethal weapons would cause less injury, but still act as an effective

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    Non Lethal Weapons

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    Non-Lethal Weapons Philip Simmons November 14, 2016   Abstract In this APA paper Law Enforcement recognizes the purpose of non-lethal weapons, and the reasons why the use of non-lethal weapons would be more effective. Lethal weapons coupled with the use of force has become a social highlight throughout the last few years. The use of non-lethal weapons in law enforcement has become an important asset to Police use of force. It is an ever-increasing problem that is in dire need of immediate action

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    What are the two major less than lethal weapons developed for law enforcement? The two major less than lethal weapons that I have chosen are: Taser gun and tear gas that were developed for law enforcement officials. Now the eldest and most extensively used non-lethal law enforcement device is the tear gas, which has stayed accessible since the 1950s, and is used both to control a specific person and crowds. Its admiration is based on both its cost efficiency and its effortlessness use and, most

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    Taser Use Guidelines

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    1. Philosophy There has recently been a demand for the use of less than lethal weapons in the community, and country at large. To meet this demand, the Asheville Police Department will be adopting the use of Tasers. Though Tasers are potentially lethal, they can be used more safely that a handgun, yet are more incapacitating than chemical spray. The use of Tasers will be explained with training as technology and laws progress. The most important thing is that the use of Tasers always falls

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    Student's Death Raises Concerns about Weapons Brett Schweinberg, a 19-year-old Emerson student and Brookline resident, never imagined that a night intended for so much celebration in Boston could end so tragically. Schweinberg was one of an estimated 80,000 revelers who flooded the streets of Kenmore Square and the Fenway Park neighborhood in the early hours of Oct. 21, following the Boston Red Sox’s ALCS victory over the New York Yankees. “It was really a happy, fun, cheering crowd,”

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    organizations’ ability to function because it has improved police databases, reports, tracking, and forensics (DOJ, 2004). In addition, a less-lethal weapon is designed to disable, capture, or immobilize a suspect without killing them. However, occasionally deaths do happen as a result of less-lethal weapons which include kinetic energy, electrical, acoustic, and chemical weapons. Furthermore, violence, disease, and infected evidence are dangers that law enforcement officers face today. Police databases and

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    a large controversy over the use of conducted energy weapons (CEW) in both Canada and the United States. Although a 2004 Amnesty International report cited in White and Ready (2007) accounted for up to 74 individuals killed after being shocked by a TASER in both the United States and Canada, these deaths were not completely subject to the conducted energy weapon itself. The Canadian police force should continue to use conducted energy weapons because the positives of the device such as removing the

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    Elements Of Crime

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    sufficient evidence for the defendant to be found guilty, but the malicious intent to assault another person has to go hand in hand with the physical action. Self-defense can defy the mens rea element in order to classify such action as a crime. In a non-lethal self-defense, the defendant has the right to strike back if he or she feels in danger of the situation and has the duty to flee the scene. A nail file can be intimidating to anyone

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    our lives we are protected by men and women in the police force. Police officers must handle extremely dangerous situations like fights, robberies, or even riots. During riots police officers use many weapons to subdue rioters, but sometimes the less lethal weapons can be just as bad as the lethal ones. What do you think the world would be like if you didn’t have anybody to enforce the law every day, or when you are in trouble and there is nobody is there to come and help you? The world would be

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    effectively. The police around the world deal with various types of crimes every day during their shifts in their jurisdiction. These crimes can vary from lethal to non-lethal depending what psychological problem is occurring in the suspects head. With these issues a lot of methods of training are necessary along with the correct tactical gear and weapons to take on whatever may come their way during their time on the job. These methods are called police tactics. Around the world police officers are trained

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