Use of such weapons as batons, pepper spray and powder, Aibean bagAi shotgun rounds, baton launchers, rubber projectiles, and Tasers can enhance the safety of law enforcement (LE) officers and the public during LE operations. However, significant injuries and fatalities can result from their use. This review determines the types of less-lethal weapons used; the extent to which DoJ components are using these weapons, whether training and controls have been implemented to ensure the weapons are used properly; whether the components have identified the impact of using these weapons on their missions; and whether the DoJ assesses, deploys, and oversees new and emerging less-lethal weapon technologies. Illustrations.The manual contains the rules governing the use of less-lethal weapons by BOP personnel. ... higher level of force.61 FBI Special Agents are required to adhere to the polices and training standards outlined in the FBIa#39;s Manual of Investigative anbsp;...
|Title||:||Review of the Department of Justice's Use of Less-Lethal Weapons|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2010-01|