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Police Test BolaWrap as Non-Lethal Alternative for Detaining Uncooperative Suspect

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    Police Test Non-Lethal Option for Uncooperative Suspects

    There is hope from police that a new tool will help keep both officers and the community safer. NBC Bay Area's Damian Trujillo reports from the police training center in South San Jose with a story you'll see only on NBC Bay Area.

    (Published Friday, Aug. 31, 2018)

    There is hope from police that a new tool will help keep both officers and the community safer.

    The new weapon, a BolaWrap, looks like an electric razor, as big as a phone, and is meant to stop a running suspect in their tracks. Cops are starting to test the tool nationwide. The goal is to give police another non-lethal option when trying to arrest a suspect who is not cooperating.

    NBC Bay Area's Damian Trujillo in the video above reports from the police training center in South San Jose with a story you'll see only on NBC Bay Area.

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