Law Enforcement Technology

JAN 2016

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24 Law Enforcement Technology January 2016 www.officer.com SPECIAL WEAPONS & AMMUNITION LMTS launchers solve many problems experienced from tradi- tional launchers. They are precision machined from 7075 aircraft alu- minum to Mil-Spec guidelines. The crisp break of the single and double action trigger and adjustable fore grip helps precisely deliver rounds, includ- ing less lethal and high explosive to medium velocity. Another company, Combined Systems Inc., has a 12-gauge bean bag round known as a Super Sock. This round has proven effective in crowd control situations and in dealing with non-compliant subjects, according to Marissa Jovenall, marketing and brand manager of Combined Systems. Finally, West Coast Ammunition produces a bean bag round known as call 866.318.8339 or visit tuffyproducts.com/let to discover the vast array of security solutions available for you. SERIOUS THEFT PROTECTION THEFT PROTEC ON FOR SER OU EAR TACTICAL GEAR SECURITY DRAWERS UNDER SEAT LOCK BOXES made in the usa Circle 38 on Reader Service Card AMTEC Less lethal Systems Inc. ....................... 33 ARMA USA ............................................................. 34 Combined Systems Inc. (CSI) ............................. 35 Lewis Machine & Tool Co.................................... 36 West Coast Ammunition ...................................... 37 For more information on these companies, circle the corresponding number on the Reader Service Card. David Volz is a business and community writer who lives in Coral Springs, Florida. His work has appeared in many publications over the years including the Parklander Magazine, Sun Sentinel and Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Magazine. He teach Public Speaking at Miami Dade and Broward Colleges. David Volz has a Master's Degree in Communications from Florida Atlantic University. Accusox that has proven effective in controlling non-complaint subjects. As you can see, a number of com- panies today are issuing their own take on less than lethal products. Bean bags are just one way to go, but many agen- cies, like those in Coral Springs and Hollywood, Florida, already see the value in having one more tool on their duty belt to choose from. It is an unfortunate fact that police officers in small towns and large municipalities alike will continue to encounter violence on the job. But through the use of less lethal devices like bean bag rounds, it is possible to gain compliance from citizens who are a potential threat without causing a death. ■

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