LAPD Is Testing A Device That Uses Tethers That Wrap Suspects’ Bodies


Wow, just as the LA Times says, this is something straight out of a superhero movie.

In January, the LAPD will be testing out a new non-lethal device, called the BolaWrap 100, which sounds more like some kind of thing that Kramer from Seinfeld would order on an infomercial. 

The device sends out a kevlar cord, which wraps around the person, up to 25 feet away, in hopes of disabling movement, and keeping the individual at a safe distance.

LA Times has more about the device, it's testing period, and what type of situation the BolaWrap 100 is intended for. 

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