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    A study of deaths from the use of oleoresin capsicum ("pepper spray") was conducted with grant money... Read More
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  • Pepper Spray: Research Insights on Effects and Effectiveness Have Curbed Its Appeal, NIJ, May 2019, NCJ 252955. (2 pages).
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  • TECHBeat, July/August 2018, NIJ-Sponsored, August 2018, NCJ 251925. (10 pages).
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  • Injuries Associated with Police Use of Force, NIJ-Sponsored, March 2018, NCJ 251532. (7 pages).
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  • Local Police Departments, 2013: Equipment and Technology, BJS, July 2015, NCJ 248767. (17 pages).
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  • Use of Force and Conducted Energy Devices - Interview With Geoffrey P. Alpert, NIJ, March 2012, NCJ 238512. (3 pages).
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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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