Wrap Technologies Develops Bolo-Based Device to Subdue Suspects

Wrap Technologies BoloWrap 100 non-lethal weapon can accuately fire a bolo up to 25 ft. (source: Wrap Technologies)

Wrap Technologies BoloWrap 100 non-lethal weapon can accuately fire a bolo up to 25 ft. (source: Wrap Technologies)

BoloWrap 100 non-lethal weapon restraint capability being demonstrated. (source: Wrap Technologies)

BoloWrap 100 non-lethal weapon restraint capability being demonstrated. (source: Wrap Technologies)

August 13, 2018 | Source: Wrap Technologies, wraptechnologies.com, 2018

The BolaWrap™ 100 is a 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.


Existing less lethal devices rely on “pain compliance”, increasing the chance of injury or aggression, and complicating apprehension. The BolaWrap 100 is a restraint tool for Police and Military which can be used early in an encounter between officer and suspect in order to prevent unnecessary escalation and violence and resultant force needed to subdue the suspect.

The device is produced by Wrap Technologies and uses replaceable cartridges containing the firing charge and bolo.  Device range is limited, but does provide a new alternative on the law enforcement escalation-of-force spectrum.

 

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