North America Non Lethal Weapons Market - Segmented by Product, End Users and Geography Analysis of Growth, Trends Progress and Challenges (2018 - 2023)
The fatal shooting of Michael Browne on the 9th of August 2014 by Officer Darren Wilson, sparked widespread riots and protests that ultimately resulted in the arrest of 321 members of the public. The Ferguson unrest was the start of many public protests and demonstrations in the country, and it is seen that the racial tensions will worsen before they get better. US will be keen to equip their local police departments to deal with such a situation in the future. The local police departments have also been criticized severely for their heavy use of force and adoption of military tactics and weapons to deal with civilian matters. Also, the massive influx of refugees from the Middle East and the recent terrorists attacks have been responsible for rising levels of intolerance among the community towards them, and the government would do well, to get prepared for any future tensions. The North America Non Lethal Weapons Market is expected to register a CAGR of over 5% till 2023.
The most popular and widely used Non Lethal Weapon in US is the tasers. More than 15,000 law enforcement and military agencies are using tasers in the US alone .The taser costs upwards of $1000 per officer. In spite of this high cost, the tasers have a bright future with the law enforcement agencies and it is expected that in future, they will replace the standard issue handguns. Directed Energy Weapons will lead the growth in the North American Non Lethal Weapons Market. The cost of a taser is 3 times that of a shotgun. This high cost is one major friction factor for the adoption of tasers in the country.
US and Canada are similar markets on the basis of usage of Non Lethal Weapons, but there is a big difference in scale. Due to lower incomes and funding in Mexico, the law enforcement agencies are relatively poorly equipped. The growth of the Non Lethal Weapons will be slow initially in Mexico and pick up post forecast period 2018 - 2023.
May 10, 2018: New Jersey local municipal council has passed a gun ordinance that would ban sales of guns and ammunitions in and around the vicinity of 'sensitive' areas.
May 1, 2018: Vista, Maker of Ammunition and Recreation Gear, Plans to Sell Off Gun-Making Unit for a better brand image and public acceptibility.
Key Players: Non Lethal Technologies, Taser International, Security Devices International are some of the important players in the North America Non Lethal Weapons Market.
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