The Police Force has continued to upgrade its equipment in recent years. Following the introduction of a new generation of pepper ball pistols last year, it is understood that when the police held a recruitment experience day a few days ago, they displayed one more new equipment. ) It is the first to try it out, and there is no formal implementation timetable. It is currently in the research stage, but if the test response is good, it can be rolled out to all troops as early as October.
According to the manufacturer's information, this pepper water pistol is equipped with four-shot pepper spray, with an effective launch distance of 7 meters, and can be used in any wind or rain.
When the Police Force held a recruiting experience day a few days ago, it displayed a pepper water pistol for the first time, which was buckled on the chest of the tactical vest.
It is understood that it has been handed over to the stormtrooper (EU) for trial. If the response is good, various units will be arranged for trial. It is currently in the research stage and there is no official implementation timetable. It is expected to be officially used in October as soon as possible.
It is understood that in addition to the three elections in Hong Kong in the short term, National Day is also a top priority. The police will step up their guard, and the new equipment may also be unveiled at that time.
Swiss production can be fired in four bursts
According to the information, the newly introduced pepper water pistol, produced by Swiss weapons manufacturer Piexon, is characterized by a pistol type, uses a disposable magazine, and contains four rounds of pepper spray. The capacity of each dose is about 9 ml, which can achieve four Burst.
According to the manufacturer's data, the effective launch distance is 7 meters, and any wind and rain conditions can be used.
In addition, on the recruiting experience day, the demonstration stormtrooper members have a white name tag on their right shoulder and a police officer number written on them.
It is understood that this is only for the identification of the famous brand specially manufactured on that day. Since the High Court ruled in November last year that police officers must display the serial number, the police force has withdrawn all call sign cards.
Will add small water cannon vehicles to continue to research stun guns
Since the anti-amendment legislation in 2019, senior officers of the police have repeatedly stated that they will step up and upgrade their police equipment.
According to data, July 1st last year was the first July 1 after the "Hong Kong National Security Law" took effect. Some police officers used the new pepper ball pistol to warn.
After the July 1 assassination of police this year, a large number of police officers stationed in Causeway Bay wore tactical vests that were stab-resistant and anti-smashing.
In addition, the police will purchase small water cannon vehicles and continue to study the introduction of stun guns.
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