Buffalo cops test out new BolaWrap
Police forces in the U.S. are starting to add a new weapon to their arsenal.
Buffalo cops tested a non lethal device earlier this week, that it's maker says can replace the taser in some instances.
The BolaWrap 100 is an 2.4 metre lasso fired from a gunlike holder and can wrap around a suspects ankles, immobilizing him or her.
It's maker, Wrap Technologies says its accurate from 3 to 7 metres away.
The company says police departments in 42 states are using it.
The bonus it can be used in place of taser's which in some cases can be lethal.