Episode 60 – Less Lethal Law Enforcement Weapons


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August 2021 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice

Less Lethal Law Enforcement Weapons

Authors: Jessica Osterman, MD , Cara Buchanan, MD

What kinds of less-lethal weapons are law enforcement using?

  • Pepper spray
  • Conducted Electrical Weapons (CEWs)
  • K-9s
  • Beanbag guns
  • Rubber bullets
  • Stingballs

Differential Diagnosis

Prehospital Care

Trauma Informed Care

Conductive Electrical Weapons – Taser

Chemical Irritants- Pepper Spray, Tear Gas

K9 Injuries

Kinetic Impact Projectiles- Rubber Bullets, Beanbags, Sting Balls/Grenades


Police Siren https://freesound.org/people/MultiMax2121/sounds/156869/

Ambulance https://freesound.org/people/sofialomba/sounds/469413/

Angry Man https://freesound.org/people/ebcrosby/sounds/334439/

Taser https://freesound.org/people/The_Chemical_Workshop/sounds/403252/

Taser https://freesound.org/people/Greub/sounds/402636

Coughs https://freesound.org/people/freesound/sounds/25301/

Dog Bark https://freesound.org/people/ivolipa/sounds/337101/

Grenade https://freesound.org/people/superfreq/sounds/268101/

Last Updated on April 29, 2022

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