LAS VEGAS, NV / ACCESSWIRE / May 30, 2019 / Wrap Technologies, Inc. (the "Company" or "Wrap") (NASDAQ: WRTC), an innovator of modern policing solutions, reported that in the month of May, the Wrap Training Department conducted training sessions for 17 new agencies located in New York, Texas, Florida, Ohio and Georgia.
Following the Company's recent hire of Rick Guilbault, VP of Training for Wrap Technologies, the company is expanding its training operations for law enforcement agencies across the United States.
"The demand for training is increasing exponentially as law enforcement agencies are becoming aware of the BolaWrap and its ability to resolve difficult situations quickly and reduce the use of force," said Rick Guilbault. "We are committed to supporting our law enforcement partners by expanding our cadre of trainers to meet their training needs."
Presently, there are over 60 agencies that have received training, and over 375 training officers from those agencies certified as BolaWrap 100 instructors qualified to train the rest of their departments.
Wrap has formed a Training Academy Advisory Board (the "Board") to provide guidance in keeping training programs effective and contemporary. Made up of several of the finest law enforcement trainers with diverse law enforcement experience, the Board helps ensure that Wrap training continues to meet the needs of law enforcement around the world.
Footage from the training sessions can be found on the Company's YouTube Channel.
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 entangle an individual at a range of 10-25 feet. Developed by award winning inventor Elwood Norris, the Company's Chief Technology Officer, the small but powerful BolaWrap 100 assists law enforcement to safely and effectively control encounters, especially those involving an individual experiencing a mental crisis. For information on the Company please visit www.wraptechnologies.com. Examples of recent media coverage are available as links under the "Media" tab of the website.
Trademark Information: BolaWrap is a trademark of Wrap Technologies, Inc. All other trade names used herein are either trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective holders.
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