Advantages for carrying Less-Lethal Weapons are as follows:
- You can go places where you cannot take a gun, such as federal buildings, airports, and restaurants to name of few.
- Less-lethal defense weapons are more likely to end dispute safer.
- Retractable batons, pepper spray, or an electrifying stun baton make potent intimidating deterrents. Less-lethal weapons can deter an assailant without killing them.
- There are fewer legal restrictions for Less-lethal weapons.
- Some states require their citizens to have a current concealed carry permit even for less-lethal weapons.
- Less conspicuous self-defense products
Practical, reliable Less-Lethal Weapon Options
- A knife
- A tactical pen has a sharp cutting edge
- Pepper Spray
- “Mag” Flashlight with size D batteries
- A stun gun – Stun Baton
- Keychain knuckles
- Belt with heavy metal buckle
- Especially made self-defense belt
- Self-defense umbrella
It is advantageous to carry these types of protection products; as they are not readily recognizable as a weapon. Assailants are less likely to “target” a person for an attack.
It is essential to your safety to create and maintain a “safety zone” between you and the aggressor. Here is a short list of self-defense product choices for you to consider; like a belt, umbrella, or collapsible baton. A 12-inch long flashlight is preferable to a knife, keychain knuckles or kubaton.
A knife, keychain knuckle gloves, or a kubotan make potent close quarter weapons of defense. There are “throwing stars” and specially designed knives that can be thrown by trained individuals.
My 14-inch stun baton is attached to my belt with a quick release fastening. The Mini Barbarian Stun Baton is a 9 million Volt Stun baton flashlight. This stun baton has a spike combed head. The spiked comb could break an assailants grip on the victim.