Why less lethal?

Why less lethal?

Why less lethal? This a question asked by many, but consider the following. Above is a graph used by many law enforcement and security professionals when learning about use of force options and levels. Deadly force should always be a last resort. In many instances a firm and confident voice and posture will be enough to deescalate a potentially hazardous and violent situation. But when this fails "soft techniques" and "hard techniques" may be suitable to hinder further aggression and violence. Tools such as pepper spray and kubatons can be used in a less harmful manner in order to force compliance and stop an unwanted action. If this approach fails the next level of force may be warranted and authorized prior to the final stage of lethal use of force. Tools and weapons such as impact launchers both in compressed air format and pyrotechnic discharge can be enough to stop attackers and violent aggressors. In many parts of America and throughout...
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Tiberius Arms T8

Tiberius Arms T8

Tiberius Arms is a company that specializes in serious paintball gear. One of their items is the Tiberius Arms T8 paintball pistol. This platform has been used by many other "less lethal" companies as a primary defensive pistol for less lethal application. Some of these include the Pepper Ball TMP pistol, SWAT C8 pistol, and the FN 303P. This pistol platform has been proven more reliable than it's counterpart produced by Tippman (TiPX) which has also been used in a variety of  "less lethal" applications such as the SALT Pepper Spray Gun. The issue is that most of the variations of the Tiberius Arms T8 marketed by FN and Pepperball aren't sold to the general public. However, as a civilian one can buy the original platform from a variety of online retailers such as Amazon. Once a consumer has purchased this pistol they can outfit it with less lethal ammo options such as .68 caliber pepper-ball rounds and glass breaker rounds(hard...
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Defenzia M09

Defenzia M09

Defenzia LLC is a privately held defense company that has it's U.S. head quarters based in Phoenix Arizona. The company specializes in less lethal and tactical weapons solutions for federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. They offer several products, one of which is a less lethal firearm/pistol called the Defenzia M09. The weapon is setup as a quadruple barrel pistol, similar to that of a derringer. The weapon also features an integrated green laser sight and an electronic trigger. Even though the cartridges are activated through an electronic charge the weapon does NOT require a battery to fire it's payload. The weapon is very versatile and suitable for a variety of applications and/or law enforcement units such as regular patrol all the way to SWAT. The weapon fires a wide range of ammunitions such as .55 caliber rubber bullets, military grade OC pepper gel, flash bangs, SOS flares, and search flares. The .55 caliber rubber bullets leave the weapon at...
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