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FBI will take lead in Sitka Taser probe

...agree that I think if they read the policy, it's not very defined, but they would see they could use the non-lethal weapons in this case ... The one issue where it falls short is it does not specify how many times can somebody be drive...
Nunchucks make comeback for Calif. cops

...miles north of San Francisco joined several other U.S. law enforcement agencies that use nunchucks as "less than lethal" weapons 20 years after their popularity peaked.Day says the weapons have the impact of traditional night sticks but also...
Nation and World
Shocked: VPSO accused of using Taser on 11-year-old

...justified in some circumstances.Soon, villages will choose whether they want their VPSOs to be armed with a more lethal weapon. Former Gov. Sean Parnell last year signed a bill that allows VPSOs to carry a firearm. The legislation was in response...
Dinner with Falstaff

...watched the video in class -- while we always looked forward to watching videos, this one starred the guy from 'Lethal Weapon.' I know, I know, Olivier's rolling over in his grave. But we're products of our time." -- Geoff Kirsch...
Some holiday favorites from the sports desk

...Martin's is the best known, Harry Connick Jr.'s the most popular, Cliff Richards sings a version featured in Lethal Weapon, but I like the one performed on the Lawrence Welk show while I was snuggled on my dad's lap in a hand-made wooden...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...arms race and those who want to win it. Again and again SUV opponents refer to the big bad bruisers as ``dangerous lethal weapons.'' I'll drink to that. They up the ante by 2,000 deaths a year. But SUV owners echoed a survivalist sentiment...
Outside editorial: Apply the lessons of Iraq to Iran

...this and other governments leaves no doubt that the Iraq regime continues to possess and conceal some of the most lethal weapons ever devised." Set aside the administration's lack of credibility. There are more reasons today than there were...
SpringBoard helps first responders gain access to military robots

...establishing communication with suspects holding hostages. Some robots can be equipped to deliver tear gas and other non-lethal weapons. SSC Pacific's RSP continues to add to its inventory and expects to receive about 10 more robots in upcoming months...
My Turn: School 'lockdown' drills a call to action for Juneau parents

...control laws.The U.S. may be no more or less violent than other nations but we are providing wider access to lethal weapons on a much greater scale. The message from the NRA is that more guns is the solution (arm teachers!). But the...
Police use side range of tools to deter bears

...citizens, but Barnett recommends people call KPD instead of buying one.The PepperBall gun is advertised as a less-lethal weapon for the military, government, law enforcement, United States Border Patrol, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, corrections...


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