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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: December 30, 2013

  • 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: October 7, 2011

  • How do I subscribe to the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center's (NLECTC) "TechBeat" news magazine?
    The National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) news magazine, TechBeat, is ... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2013

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Publications

  • Use of Force and Conducted Energy Devices - Interview with Geoffrey P. Alpert,  NIJ, March 2012, NCJ 238512.
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  • Comparing Safety Outcomes in Police Use-Of-Force Cases for Law Enforcement Agencies That Have Deployed Conducted Energy Devices and A Matched Comparison Group That Have Not: A Quasi-Experimental Evaluation,  NIJ-Sponsored, September 2009, NCJ 237965. (101 pages).
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  • Final Technical Report Draft: Assessing Police Use of Force Policy and Outcomes,  NIJ-Sponsored, May 2011, NCJ 237794. (287 pages).
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  • Special Panel Review of Excited Delirium,  NIJ-Sponsored, December 2011, NCJ 237637. (50 pages).
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  • Development of Standard for Less-lethal Kinetic Energy Rounds,  NIJ-Sponsored, September 2007, NCJ 236949. (7 pages).
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  • Effect of TASER on Cardiac, Respiratory and Metabolic Physiology in Human Subjects,  NIJ-Sponsored, April 2008, NCJ 236947. (29 pages).
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