Los Angeles Police Department BolaWrap Demonstration NA19159ll

December 6, 2019

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.