When you get right down to it, there are very few instances that would justify the use of deadly force in your self defense protecting your home, your loved ones or yourself. Those instances do exist and in several states for example, so-called “stand your ground” laws or the “Castle doctrine” give you the right to use deadly force legally.
But that authority aside, many people, especially women, have a hard time shooting someone with a handgun when another alternative is available. That alternative is nonlethal self-defense weapons.
They offer many choices but the main ones are pepper sprays, stun devices, personal alarms, batons and other assorted personal defense products. They are all effective in their own way. Pepper sprays and stun guns for example are 90% effective on average.
Pepper sprays are legal everywhere with just a few cities and states having restrictions on them. A shot in the face with a pepper spray can provide immediate pain for the assailant, immediate relief from an attack, considerable tearing of the eyes and makes breathing very difficult for the bad guy.
Every law enforcement officer in the country carries some nonlethal self-defense weapons on his utility belt for use in the performance of his duties. They are part of his continuum of force that he employs in pursuing and catching suspects in a crime. Police officers rely on pepper sprays for crowd control and suspect apprehension.
Every letter carrier with the USPS is issued a pepper spray for defense against dog attacks. They provide a first-line defense against dog attacks letter carriers who are attacked by dogs a regular basis around the country.
We have a why variety of pepper spray nonlethal self defense weapons for you to choose from. They are effective tool for your self-defense and provide a cost-effective way to protect yourself and your loved ones.