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News Release

Friday, December 6, 2019

Media Relations

Los Angeles Police Department BolaWrap Demonstration NA19159ll

WHAT:
BolaWrap Demonstration

WHEN:
Monday, December 9, 2019
2 p.m.

WHERE:
Elysian Park Academy (On the field in front of mural)
1880 North Academy Drive
Los Angeles 90012

WHO:
LAPD Deputy Chief Martin Baeza, Personnel and Training Bureau
LAPD Captain Peter Casey, In-Service Training Division
Representatives from BOLA WRAP

DETAILS:
The Los Angeles Police Department will be demonstrating a new law enforcement product, the BolaWrap 100 - a hand-held, remote restraint device that discharges an eight-foot tether at 513 feet per second to restrain a subject at a range of 10-25 feet.

BolaWrap, by Wrap Technologies, is a restraint tool developed to restrain subjects, especially those in mental crisis, without hurting them and while still maintaining a safe distance between subject and officer. The BolaWrap does not rely on pain compliance, is specifically designed to be deployed early in an engagement.

PARKING:
Media Van parking available on the track.

CONTACT:
For information, contact the LAPD Media Relations Section at (213) 486-5910.

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