‘Super-Taser’ shotgun bullet that can knock down criminals from 100ft assessed by Home Office

Mail Online – A new ‘super-Taser’ stun gun that fires a 500-volt wireless ‘bullet’ up to 100ft is being considered for use by UK police forces, the Home Office said today. The extended Range Electronic Projectile (XREP), already used by police in the U.S., fires a barbed electrode from a modified 12-bore shotgun. It hooks into the target’s skin before administering a 20-second shock which renders the subject totally incapacitated. Read Article

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