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What is less-lethal technology?
Less-lethal technology devices serve to minimize the risk of death and injury to public safety officers, suspects, detainees, and the public. Information about less-lethal technologies can be found on the Less-Lethal Technologies section of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) website. This page captures information about the topic and provides links to resources and reports concerning these technologies.

Also see the Justice Technology Information Center website and the Justice System: Less Lethal Technologies section of our website for further resources.

Last Updated: October 29, 2016

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