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October 23, 2017 | Source: Fox2Now St. Louis; By: CNN Wires
Why Law Enforcement Personnel Shoot to Kill
There are about 1,000 fatal shootings by police officers each year in the United States, according to a Bowling Green State University report from April. Is lethal force always...
September 11, 2017 | Source: In Public Safety, inpublicsafeth.com, 20 July 2017, Christopher L. McFarlin, J.D.
Integrating De-Escalation Techniques into Policing
When many police officers hear the term “de-escalation techniques” they often initially react with skepticism or even aversion. In recent years, policing has been inundated with...
August 28, 2017 | Source: Reuters; By: Tim Reid, Peter Eisler, Jason Szep and M.B. Pell
Law Enforcement Reassessing Risk for Taser "Less-Lethal" Weapon Systems
Officer Richard Haas says he never meant for Everette Howard to die. He just wanted to stop him. A top high-school grad staying on the University of Cincinnati campus for a...
August 14, 2017 | Source: Police Magazine, policemag.com, 10 March 2017, David Griffith
Less-Lethal: Making Impact
The pressure on American law enforcement agencies to field tools that can subdue dangerous armed and unarmed individuals without using deadly force has never been greater than...
July 31, 2017 | Source: Marine Corps Concepts and Programs, marinecorpsconceptsandprograms.com, 10 July 2014
USMC: Escalation of Force - Non-Lethal Effects
Escalation of Force – Non-Lethal Effects (EoF-NLE) is the application of non-lethal capabilities that enable an individual to control a situation and execute a variety of missions...
July 31, 2017
FN America FN 303 Non-Lethal Weapon System
Many law enforcement and military threat encounter situations are handled best using an escalation of force (EoF) protocol. EoF protocols provide for everything from subduing...
July 31, 2017 | Source: Marine Corps Concepts and Programs, marinecorpsconceptsandprograms.com, 9 June 2015
USMC: Escalation of Force - Mission Modules (EoF-MM)
The Escalation of Force-Mission Modules consists of multi-functional non-lethal weapon systems and force protection equipment needed to satisfy the operational requirement to...
June 19, 2017 | Source: The Washington Post, washingtonpost.com, January 2017, Tom Jackman
National Police Groups Add ‘De-escalation’ to New Model Policy on Use of Force
A group of 11 national police organizations issued a new model policy Tuesday for police departments nationwide that for the first time incorporates the concept of “de-escalation...
January 16, 2017 | Source: Defense Acquisition University, Wesley A. Burgei, Shannon E. Foley, and Lt. Col. Scott M. McKim, USAF
Developing Non-Lethal Weapons: The Human Effects Characterization Process
Armed only with lethal force, and facing vehicles that didn’t stop, U.S. warfighters manning a checkpoint in Iraq were left with a difficult choice—engagement with lethal force...
December 19, 2016 | Source: Popular Science, Kelsey D. Atherton
Caseless Projectile and Launching System Delivers Jet-Powered Punch
High tech for low casualties. A gun is a powerful tool for putting a hole in a person. That power made them a staple of armies centuries ago and keeps them on the hips of soldiers...