Chemical Mace


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Noun1.Chemical Mace - (trademark) a liquid that temporarily disables a personChemical Mace - (trademark) a liquid that temporarily disables a person; prepared as an aerosol and sprayed in the face, it irritates the eyes and causes dizziness and immobilization
chloroacetophenone, CN gas - a tear gas that is weaker than CS gas but lasts longer
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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The most shocking find was a gun owner who also had a chemical mace a tear gas spray gun that had been sold to him.
2, Worcester, charged with assault and battery with dangerous weapon (mace); possession of chemical mace without firearms identification card, continued to Aug.
Chemical Mace had been out for a while, but many in law enforcement had become disenchanted with its effectiveness.
One officer aimed his service weapon at the offender while the other pointed a chemical mace container at him.
A spokesman for Walsall police said: "The store detective tried to apprehend this woman as she was leaving the store and during the struggle she was sprayed in the face with what may have been CS spray or some other kind of chemical mace.
In this Michigan case, the court determined that corrections officials did not receive sufficient prior approval from medical staff before using chemical mace on Jack McLaurin, an inmate at Michigan's Jackson State Prison.
Most cities allow people to carry the chemical Mace, but there are pros and cons to its use.
1009, Worcester, charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (Mace), dismissed; and possession of chemical Mace without Firearm ID Card, dismissed.
Finally, it may be argued that officers who lose their corrective lenses in a duty-related incident are no more impaired than officers with perfect vision who get foreign objects in their eyes, such as chemical mace, fingers, or sand.

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