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Unusual Weapons

Unusual Weapons
Shock Lighter

Although this metal device looks like a lighter, it is marketed as a prank and delivers a mild shock when the user tries to light the flame. Law enforcement officers should be aware that offenders may attempt to use this shock lighter.

Picture of a Shock Lighter Picture of a Shock Lighter

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Should Sector Policing Be in Your Organization’s Future?
By W. Michael Phibbs
Law enforcement agencies may find that transitioning to sector policing can increase the effectiveness and accountability of police functions.

Futures Orientation in Police Decision-Making Practices
By Michael Buerger and John Jarvis
A Canadian approach can offer an alternative to the SARA model that gave the law enforcement world a foundation it could use at the line level of policing.

Confessions and the Constitution
By Carl A. Benoit
Law enforcement officers must understand the implications of obtaining confessions in violation of constitutional safeguards.

Perspective
Universal Policing

Bulletin Reports
Children and Violence
Tort Cases
Public Defender Offices

Notable Speech
The Most Important Profession

Unusual Weapon
Shock Lighter

Bulletin Honors
Gurnee, Illinois

Author Guidelines

The Bulletin Notes

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