Less Lethal Weapons

Read: In Defense of Dinosaurs: The Continuing Utility of the Shotgun

In Defense of Dinosaurs: The Continuing Utility of the Shotgun

The shotgun is more than adequate for the vast majority of law enforcement’s armed confrontations.

Read: Police Break Up Massive Party Near CU Boulder Campus

Police Break Up Massive Party Near CU Boulder Campus

Authorities estimate that nearly 800 people attended the CU Boulder party. Responding officers were injured and vehicles were damaged.

Read: Opinion: Knee-Jerk Removal of Police from Schools Might Not Make Students Safer

Opinion: Knee-Jerk Removal of Police from Schools Might Not Make Students Safer

Any change to the deployment of campus police should be thoughtfully considered and carefully monitored by law enforcement, school staff and parents.

Read: Combative Man Takes Patient Hostage, Grabs Deputy Gun at Florida Hospital

Combative Man Takes Patient Hostage, Grabs Deputy Gun at Florida Hospital

The man also took away a deputy’s Taser, pointed it at the deputy and pulled the trigger several times.

Read: Reflex Protect Offers Non-Lethal Self Defense Spray for Healthcare Workers

Reflex Protect Offers Non-Lethal Self Defense Spray for Healthcare Workers

Presidia Gel was created in response to a request from hospital personnel for a fast-acting, non-contaminating self-defense spray.

Read: Los Angeles School Board Cuts 133 Police Department Positions

Los Angeles School Board Cuts 133 Police Department Positions

Additionally, the use of pepper spray has been banned, and $25 million will be diverted from the Los Angeles School Police Department’s budget.

Read: Healthcare Security and Safety Executives Share Their Predictions, Trends and More

Healthcare Security and Safety Executives Share Their Predictions, Trends and More

Eighty hospital security, public safety and emergency management pros predict what healthcare security and safety will look like in the post-pandemic world.

Read: Portland State Delays the Disarming of Its Campus Safety Officers

Portland State Delays the Disarming of Its Campus Safety Officers

Although PSU officers will no longer carry firearms, they will continue to be sworn officers with investigative and arrest capabilities. They will carry Tasers.

Read: Cal State University Police Chiefs Ban Use of Carotid Restraint

Cal State University Police Chiefs Ban Use of Carotid Restraint

LAUSD’s superintendent is also recommending discontinuing the chokehold method.

Read: Hospital Survey Reveals 2018 Security Investment Plans

Hospital Survey Reveals 2018 Security Investment Plans

Our exclusive survey ranks the most common hospital security system upgrades set for 2018.

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