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FERGUSON, Mo. – A new restraint device that police can use instead of guns and tasers is being introduced all around the country. The BolaWrap 100 restraint device, engineered by Wrap Technologies Inc., is a new, non-lethal piece of police equipment that doesn’t rely on pain compliance like bullets or tasers. Instead, a Kevlar cord is shot at a target. “It wraps around the body twice and entangles your clothing to restrict movement of the arms and legs,” said Mike Rothans, spokesman for Wrap Technologies. Read Full Feature

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KSDK-5 News

FERGUSON, Mo. — It's technology police say could save lives and soon it could be in the hands of Ferguson officers. They say it's part of a new, more humane approach to police work. It's called BolaWrap 100. The handheld device launches a thin rope that wraps around a person. Ferguson Police Chief Delrish Moss invited the makers of the device to show area officers how it could help save lives. Read Full Feature

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KMOV-4 News

FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Thursday, police in Ferguson demonstrated a non-lethal tool to help deal with someone who seems combative. The BolaWrap is a small device that shoots a rope at the suspect, preventing them from running away. The police department tested the device on Thursday. Officials said it could be used when someone in mental distress does not want to cooperate. Read Full Feature

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KMOX News Radio 1120AM

FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOX) - Bang! In less than a blink of an eye, a thin wire erupts from the Bola Wrap device and wraps twice around a mannequin set up on the Ferguson Police Department's indoor firing range. Read Full Feature

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KMOV-4 News

FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Police in Ferguson have a new tool to help deal with someone who seems combative. The BolaWrap is a small device that shoots a rope at the suspect, preventing them from running away. The police department plans on testing the device starting Thursday. Officials said it could be used when someone in mental distress does not want to cooperate. Read Full Feature

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The Salt Lake Tribune

Ken, wearing a black hoodie and loose-fitting blue jeans, stood straight with his arms pressed flat to his side. He didn’t speak and barely moved. Obscured beneath the bill of his black baseball cap, his eyes stared off from a man standing about 10 feet away.

The man pointed a black rectangle, about the size of two cellphones stuck together, at Ken and counted down from three. Read Full Feature

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ABC-4 Utah News

Park City police test out new non-lethal device to restrain non-compliant individuals

PARK CITY (News4Utah) - A new non-lethal device on the market could be a game changer for law enforcement in dangerous situations. Park City Police Department was the first law enforcement agency in the state to test out the BolaWrap Wednesday morning, a hand-held device that discharges an eight-foot bola style Kevlar tether to restrain an individual from 10 to 25 feet away. 
Read Full Feature

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KSL-5 News

From Peter Parker to Park City: Police to test new, comic book-like restraint device

PARK CITY — A bang, a flash, and in an instant the demonstration mannequin's legs are bound together like something out of a comic book. "When I saw it, I thought, 'This is almost like Spider-Man technology,'" said Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter. "This gives us another option that we might be able to use to restrain somebody with less lethal force." Read Full Feature

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FOX-13 News

Park City police test ‘Spider-Man-like device” aimed at helping people in crisis

PARK CITY – Park City Police is one of 15 law enforcement agencies from across the country testing out a new high-tech tool called the Bola Wrap. It’s aimed at helping officers deal with people in crisis. Makers of the Bola Wrap demonstrated its capabilities at the Park City Police headquarters. “It is a revolutionary product to the policing field,” said Michael Rothans, Sr. VP of Business Development at Wrap Technologies. “It is a non-lethal remote restraint device.” Read Full Feature

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CBS | S.W.A.T. | Season 1, Ep. 21

The BolaWrap 100 was used in an episode of CBS hit TV series, 'S.W.A.T.', during an intense mission where the S.W.A.T. team was attempting take down a perpetrator without injuring him. One of the team members accomplished just that using the BolaWrap 100. View Full Episode

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WXIA-11 News

Metro-Atlanta police department pilots new restraint device, prioritizes response to mental illness

LaGrange Police are currently testing the effectiveness of a new restraint device that could bring an alternative when physically handling those suffering from a mental health crisis. 
Read Full Feature

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WSBTV-2 News

TROUP COUNTY, Ga. - Police have a new crime-fighting tool that they say could help in dangerous situations.

Channel 2's Linda Stouffer learned what officers testing the device say is the biggest benefit: safety. The BolaWrap is about the size of a flashlight, and it has a laser and a high-speed surprise. An extra-strong line shoots out and catches around a suspect’s ankle. Read Full Feature

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WRBL-3 News

LAGRANGE, GA - Some local law enforcement officers are learning about one company's high-tech crime-fighting tool.

BolaWrap, an agency that produces a non-lethal restraint device for officers to use in confrontations chose LaGrange as one of ten sites nationwide to demonstrate the new technology.

The Los Angeles-based company says LaGrange was among its top picks because of Police Chief Lou Dekmar's commitment to mental health initiatives. Read Full Feature

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WTVM-9 News

LAGRANGE, GA  - Area law enforcement agencies across the country were given a first look and chance to test out a new, non-lethal device called the BolaWrap.

The BolaWrap is a remote restraint device designed to prevent unnecessary violent encounters.

“[LaGrange Chief of Police Lou Dekmar] is innovative when it comes to mental health issues,” said BolaWrap representative and former Los Angeles County Assistant Sheriff Michael Rothans. “We definitely wanted to work with him.” Read Full Feature

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News 95.5 (AM750) WSB

A Georgia police department this week auditioned a new high-tech tool which is a non-lethal way to stop suspects.

The BolaWrap is a handheld remote that deploys an eight-foot Kevlar rope. Used at a distance of 10-25 feet, it can entangle a suspect's arms or legs and stop one from running or striking an officer. Read Full Feature

FOX2 Now

FERGUSON, Mo. – A new restraint device that police can use instead of guns and tasers is being introduced all around the country. The BolaWrap 100 restraint device, engineered by Wrap Technologies Inc., is a new, non-lethal piece of police equipment that doesn’t rely on pain compliance like bullets or tasers. Instead, a Kevlar cord is shot at a target. “It wraps around the body twice and entangles your clothing to restrict movement of the arms and legs,” said Mike Rothans, spokesman for Wrap Technologies. Read Full Feature

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KSDK-5 News

FERGUSON, Mo. — It's technology police say could save lives and soon it could be in the hands of Ferguson officers. They say it's part of a new, more humane approach to police work. It's called BolaWrap 100. The handheld device launches a thin rope that wraps around a person. Ferguson Police Chief Delrish Moss invited the makers of the device to show area officers how it could help save lives. Read Full Feature

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KMOV-4 News

FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Thursday, police in Ferguson demonstrated a non-lethal tool to help deal with someone who seems combative. The BolaWrap is a small device that shoots a rope at the suspect, preventing them from running away. The police department tested the device on Thursday. Officials said it could be used when someone in mental distress does not want to cooperate. Read Full Feature

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KMOX News Radio 1120AM

FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOX) - Bang! In less than a blink of an eye, a thin wire erupts from the Bola Wrap device and wraps twice around a mannequin set up on the Ferguson Police Department's indoor firing range. Read Full Feature

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KMOV-4 News

FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Police in Ferguson have a new tool to help deal with someone who seems combative. The BolaWrap is a small device that shoots a rope at the suspect, preventing them from running away. The police department plans on testing the device starting Thursday. Officials said it could be used when someone in mental distress does not want to cooperate. Read Full Feature

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The Salt Lake Tribune

Ken, wearing a black hoodie and loose-fitting blue jeans, stood straight with his arms pressed flat to his side. He didn’t speak and barely moved. Obscured beneath the bill of his black baseball cap, his eyes stared off from a man standing about 10 feet away.

The man pointed a black rectangle, about the size of two cellphones stuck together, at Ken and counted down from three. Read Full Feature

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FOX-13 News

Park City police test ‘Spider-Man-like device” aimed at helping people in crisis

PARK CITY – Park City Police is one of 15 law enforcement agencies from across the country testing out a new high-tech tool called the Bola Wrap. It’s aimed at helping officers deal with people in crisis. Makers of the Bola Wrap demonstrated its capabilities at the Park City Police headquarters. “It is a revolutionary product to the policing field,” said Michael Rothans, Sr. VP of Business Development at Wrap Technologies. “It is a non-lethal remote restraint device.” Read Full Feature

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ABC-4 Utah News

Park City police test out new non-lethal device to restrain non-compliant individuals

PARK CITY (News4Utah) - A new non-lethal device on the market could be a game changer for law enforcement in dangerous situations. Park City Police Department was the first law enforcement agency in the state to test out the BolaWrap Wednesday morning, a hand-held device that discharges an eight-foot bola style Kevlar tether to restrain an individual from 10 to 25 feet away. 
Read Full Feature

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KSL-5 News

From Peter Parker to Park City: Police to test new, comic book-like restraint device

PARK CITY — A bang, a flash, and in an instant the demonstration mannequin's legs are bound together like something out of a comic book. "When I saw it, I thought, 'This is almost like Spider-Man technology,'" said Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter. "This gives us another option that we might be able to use to restrain somebody with less lethal force." Read Full Feature

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CBS | S.W.A.T. | Season 1, Ep. 21

The BolaWrap 100 was used in an episode of CBS hit TV series, 'S.W.A.T.', during an intense mission where the S.W.A.T. team was attempting take down a perpetrator without injuring him. One of the team members accomplished just that using the BolaWrap 100.  View Full Episode

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WXIA-11 News

Metro-Atlanta police department pilots new restraint device, prioritizes response to mental illness

LaGrange Police are currently testing the effectiveness of a new restraint device that could bring an alternative when physically handling those suffering from a mental health crisis. Read Full Feature

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WSBTV-2 News

TROUP COUNTY, Ga. - Police have a new crime-fighting tool that they say could help in dangerous situations.

Channel 2's Linda Stouffer learned what officers testing the device say is the biggest benefit: safety. The BolaWrap is about the size of a flashlight, and it has a laser and a high-speed surprise. An extra-strong line shoots out and catches around a suspect’s ankle. Read Full Feature

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WRBL-3 News

LAGRANGE, GA - Some local law enforcement officers are learning about one company's high-tech crime-fighting tool.

BolaWrap, an agency that produces a non-lethal restraint device for officers to use in confrontations chose LaGrange as one of ten sites nationwide to demonstrate the new technology.

The Los Angeles-based company says LaGrange was among its top picks because of Police Chief Lou Dekmar's commitment to mental health initiatives. Read Full Feature

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WTVM-9 News

LAGRANGE, GA  - Area law enforcement agencies across the country were given a first look and chance to test out a new, non-lethal device called the BolaWrap.

The BolaWrap is a remote restraint device designed to prevent unnecessary violent encounters.

“[LaGrange Chief of Police Lou Dekmar] is innovative when it comes to mental health issues,” said BolaWrap representative and former Los Angeles County Assistant Sheriff Michael Rothans. “We definitely wanted to work with him.” Read Full Feature

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News 95.5 (AM750) WSB

A Georgia police department this week auditioned a new high-tech tool which is a non-lethal way to stop suspects.

The BolaWrap is a handheld remote that deploys an eight-foot Kevlar rope. Used at a distance of 10-25 feet, it can entangle a suspect's arms or legs and stop one from running or striking an officer. Read Full Feature