BolaWrap® Safely Restrains Subject in Georgia: Police Bodycam Footage Released

Webcast this Afternoon at 4:30 p.m. ET to Discuss Field Uses of BolaWrap

Tempe, Arizona, UNITED STATES


TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wrap Technologies, Inc. (the “Company” or “Wrap”) (Nasdaq: WRTC) reported a successful deployment of the BolaWrap by LaGrange Police Department in Georgia. The September 11th domestic violence encounter was captured on an officer’s body-worn camera and can be viewed here. Company executives will be hosting a webcast this afternoon at 4:30 p.m. ET to review the bodycam footage and discuss field uses of BolaWrap. To attend the webcast, please register here.

“After seeing the BolaWrap demonstration in-person, we knew this device could save lives,” said Chief Lou Dekmar, Chief of Police of LaGrange Police Department and former president of the International Association of Chiefs of Police. “Mental health training has always been a priority of ours, and the BolaWrap provides our officers a humane way to deal with persons in crisis. We are very pleased with our officer’s application of the device in the field.”

Mike Rothans, Chief Strategy Officer at Wrap Technologies, commented, “Chief Dekmar was an early adopter of the BolaWrap Remote Restraint device. He, like so many police executives after him, saw the need for this device to help de-escalate potentially violent encounters with people in crisis. We are seeing incidents like this one in LaGrange playing out across the United States and are proud to have developed a tool that reduces the risk of injuries to officers and subjects.”

About Wrap Technologies (Nasdaq: WRTC)
Wrap Technologies is an innovator of modern policing solutions. The Company’s BolaWrap 100 product is a patented, hand-held remote restraint device that discharges an eight-foot bola style Kevlar® tether to restrain an individual at a distance from 10 to 25 feet. Developed by award winning inventor Elwood Norris, the Company’s Chief Technology Officer, the small but powerful BolaWrap 100 assists law enforcement in safely and effectively deescalating encounters, especially those involving an individual in crisis. BolaWrap 100 has already been used to safely apprehend suspects without injury in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Fresno, Bell, Albuquerque, Minneapolis, West Palm Beach, Fort Worth, LaGrange, St. Cloud and Oak Ridge. For information on the Company, please visit www.wraptechnologies.com.

Trademark Information: BolaWrap and Wrap are trademarks of Wrap Technologies, Inc. All other trade names used herein are either trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective holders.

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WRAP TECHNOLOGIES CONTACT:
Paul M. Manley
VP – Investor Relations
612-834-1804
pmanley@wraptechnologies.com