LAS VEGAS, NV / ACCESSWIRE / June 26, 2018 / Wrap Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: WRTC), an innovator of modern policing solutions, reported continued strong media attention focusing on the Company’s innovative BolaWrap 100 solution for remote restraint. Many law enforcement agencies are inviting media to attend product partnership kickoffs as part of their commitment to less lethal policing. The Company’s most recent demonstration to the Ferguson Police Department was attended by a variety of television, radio and print media. Highlights include:
- Fox2Now (KTVI St. Louis) – Local police get demonstration of new non-lethal restraining device – Television news report featuring Mike Rothans, spokesperson for Wrap Technologies and interviews with Ferguson Police Chief Delrish Moss and Redditt Hudson, vice president of civil rights advocacy at the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis.
- 5 On Your Side (KSDK St. Louis) – Ferguson police test ‘non-lethal’ device – Television news report focused on mental health issues in policing with interviews with Chief Moss and Reverend Starsky Wilson, former co-chair of the Ferguson Commission dealing with racial issues.
- News 4 (KMOV St. Louis) – Ferguson police demonstrate non-lethal tool to deal with combative subjects – Television news report focused on the potential to utilize the BolaWrap 100 as a creative tool for law enforcement to restrain uncooperative or mentally ill suspects, with interviews featuring Ferguson Police Chief Delrish Moss and Mike Rothans, spokesperson for Wrap Technologies.
- News Radio 1120AM (KMOX St. Louis) – Bola Wrap Gives Police Officers Non-Lethal Option – Radio news report discusses the history, innovation and potential objections of the BolaWrap 100. Interviews consisted of Ferguson Police Chief Delrish Moss and Mike Rothans, spokesperson for Wrap Technologies.
“We are pleased that our innovative product is in the forefront as organizations focus on less lethal policing especially dealing with mental crisis events,” said David Norris, President of Wrap Technologies. “Our aim is to be more humane and socially conscious as we make encounters more effective and less dangerous to law enforcement and the public. We are engaging selected high-profile agencies, such as Ferguson, as we refine the BolaWrap 100 solution.”
The patented hand-held BolaWrap 100 was inspired by law enforcement professionals. The product is designed to safely and effectively control encounters by remotely wrapping a subject’s legs limiting the need for potentially injurious less lethal or lethal force.
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About Wrap Technologies (OTCQB: WRTC)
Wrap Technologies is an innovator of modern policing solutions. Wrap Technology premiered its hand-held BolaWrap™ 100 remote restraint solution at the International Association of Police Chiefs (IACP) October 2017 international conference. In December 2017 the Company completed a self-underwritten IPO and trades on the OTCQB Venture Market for early stage and developing U.S. and international companies.
BolaWrap is a patented, hand-held remote restraint device that discharges an eight-foot bola style Kevlar® tether to entangle an individual at a range of 10-25 feet. Developed by award winning inventor Elwood Norris, the small but powerful BolaWrap assists law enforcement to safely and effectively control encounters.
Trademark Information: BolaWrap is a trademark of Wrap Technologies, Inc. All other trade names used herein are either trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective holders.
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