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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 offic... Read More
    Last Updated: October 29, 2016

  • How many deaths have occurred as a result of law enforcement's use of pepper spray?
    A study of deaths from the use of oleoresin capsicum ("pepper spray") was conducted with grant money... Read More
    Last Updated: January 3, 2017

  • How do I subscribe to TechBeat?
    TechBeat is a newsmagazine from the Justice Technology Information Center (JTIC), a component of the... Read More
    Last Updated: September 11, 2017

  • Have studies been conducted on the use of pepper spray by law enforcement?
    Evaluations on the use of pepper spray by law enforcement are available in the following National In... Read More
    Last Updated: October 7, 2011

  • Are reports available on the effects of taser use by law enforcement?
    Evaluations on the use of tasers and other conducted energy devices (CEDs) by law enforcement are av... Read More
    Last Updated: March 28, 2013

  • What is "excited delirium" and where can I learn more about this topic?
    The National Institute of Justice (NIJ)-sponsored grant report Physiological Model of Excited Deliri... Read More
    Last Updated: September 21, 2012

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