Cook County, Ill., To Use “Less Lethal” Stun Gun

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http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/printedition/chi-0306020077jun02,1,5273857.story?coll=chi%2Dprintmetro%2Dhed The Cook County, Ill., sheriff unveiled a "less lethal" 37mm gun yesterday that he says will give officers the ability to disarm violent or unruly suspects by stunning them with a polyurethane projectile shaped like an oversized champagne cork, says the Chicago Tribune. The sheriff's office bought six Sage SL-6 Launchers for about $2,000 each. "These new weapons are designed to ... save lives . . .

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