A new high-tech contraption based on an centuries old fighting concept is coming to your police officers belt. This less than lethal item sends out a bola, two balls on a cord, that wraps around a threatening person, preventing their movement. Los Angeles is now taking this on evaluation and could be the next Taser.

The LAPD will test a new device that fires a Kevlar tether that wraps around a person’s body.

Found at www.latimes.com