Development and use of less lethal electroshock weapons in law enforcement

  • 1 Institute of Metal Science, Equipment and Technologies with Hydro- and Aerodynamics Centre ”Acad. Angel Balevski” at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria


This paper summarizes the main results of a study on the current state and the development of electroshock less lethal weapons used in law enforcement. Based on statistics and studies, conclusions have been made about the taser-type devices effectiveness and safety with a view to their further improvement.



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