|Lamperd Less Lethal Conducts Expanded Training of U.S. Police; New Product Orders Being Received|
52 U.S. Officers Completed Training for Crowd Control Management With Use of Latest Lamperd Products
SARNIA, Ontario, Aug. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Lamperd Less Lethal, Inc. (OTC PINK: LLLI), an innovation leader and manufacturer of advanced security solutions for law enforcement, military and security agencies worldwide, reports that the company's VP of Training, Ed Bogats, Jr., PhD, has conducted a six week series of training programs where he delivered both less lethal and riot control crowd management training for 52 area instructors in western Pennsylvania. The class was sponsored by the Clairton PD (Matt McDanel) and the Glassport PD (Chief Cliff LaFever) due to a growing need to respond to increased demonstrations in the Pittsburgh, PA area relating to high tension social issues of specific protesters. The program was set up to train individual police agency instructors to go back to their respective agencies and plan for/prepare/train and respond to public demonstrations to maintain order in their communities. New orders for Lamperd products have already begun to be placed as a result of this training effort.
Throughout the training courses Lamperd specialty equipment was used exclusively. Our interlocking Riot Shields were a large part of the training accompanied by the 37mm Less Lethal Launcher and a variety of less lethal munitions varying from the 12 Gage to the 37mm to the OC Pepper Blast. Due to the progressiveness of the Allegheny County Sheriff, Superintendent of the Allegheny County Police Department and the following Township and Borough Chiefs of Police, we were able to share proper training and the latest in less lethal solutions to provide them with the best possible options for reducing liability and injury potential to officers and protesters while assuring that constitutional rights are preserved with law and order.
The Lamperd team wishes to acknowledge and congratulate instructors from the following agencies in western PA for their dedication and accomplishments during the recent instructor certification programs. Among the officers who have completed training are the following:
Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office – William P. Mullen Sheriff
Allegheny County Police Department – Superintendent Coleman J. McDonough
Glassport Borough PD – Chief Cliff LaFever
Clairton Borough PD – Chief Robert Hoffman and Detective Matt McDanel
West Homestead Borough PD – Chief Christopher Deasy
Castle Shannon Borough PD – Chief Ken Truver
White Oak Borough PD – Officer Daniel Opferman
Liberty Borough PD – Chief Luke Riley
West Mifflin PD – Acting Chief Mike Regan
University of Pittsburgh – Curtis Smith
Security Consultant – Mark Whitmer
Duquesne City PD – Chief Tom Dunlevy
Elizabeth Borough PD – Chief Tim Butler
Homestead Borough PD – Chief DiSimone
Munhall Borough PD – Chief Patrick Campbell
McKeesport PD – Chief Brian Wasowich
Elizabeth Township PD – Chief Kerestes
Brentwood Borough PD – Chief Adam Zeppuhar
Dr. Ed Bogats, head of Lamperd's training programs, commented: "We are extremely pleased to have had such initial success with 52 police Trainers/Instructors attending the seminars over a six week period in July and August. More training programs are currently being organized so that we can expand the use of Lamperd Less Lethal technology much further into the U.S. law enforcement/corrections and security arenas where it is very much needed. I would like to offer a special thanks to Barry Lamperd who supplied products and munitions for the latest series of completed courses."
For more information on Lamperd's products including photos, detailed product specifications and demonstration videos please visit the company website at globenewswire.com. Inquiries for training needs may be addressed directly to Ed Bogats, Jr. by phone at (412) 855-7964 or his email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Company
Lamperd Less Lethal, Inc. (LLLI) is a developer, manufacturer and international sales company for advanced less lethal weapons, ammunition and other security products marketed to police, correctional, military and private security forces. The company sells over 300 different products including small & large caliber projectile guns, flash grenades, pepper spray grenades, 37mm & 40mm launching systems and interlocking riot shields. Lamperd also offers advisory services and hands-on training classes run by highly accredited instructors.
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