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Cass County jailer resigns after pepper spraying incident

August 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The senior sergeant at the Cass County Jail recently resigned after an internal investigation found he used excessive force when he pepper-sprayed an inmate in the hand and face while the inmate was strapped to a restraint chair. Continue Reading

Oil Patch concealed carry permit numbers up: Sheriff: License worth it for not getting fined or going to jail

May 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

If an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, then, in the case of weapons in North Dakota, less than $100 paid for a concealed carry permit is worth a $2,000 fine, a year in jail or both. Well, it’s definitely the cheaper of the two. Continue Reading

Damsel in Defense: Company preparing area women to fend off attackers

February 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Stephanie Perkins is not your typical sales rep. Continue Reading

Sales of stun guns, pepper spray brisk in western N.D.

February 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Business operators say sales went up when the region’s population started increasing and have spiked with the arrest of two men in the recent disappearance of Montana high school teacher Sherry Arnold, who is presumed dead.
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A matter of personal safety: Sales of Tasers, pepper spray, handguns on the rise in Dickinson, western ND

February 4, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Local merchants say sales of self defense products have doubled or tripled recently, and it’s becoming increasingly difficult to keep enough in stock.
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Police: Woman, trying to get upper hand, pepper sprays other Black Friday shoppers

November 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A woman shot pepper spray to keep shoppers from merchandise she wanted during a Black Friday sale in a crowded Los Angeles Walmart, and 20 people suffered minor injuries, authorities said. Continue Reading

Colorado police pepper-spray misbehaving boy, 8

April 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Eight-year-old Aidan Elliott had thrown a TV and chairs at his Colorado elementary school and was trying to use a cart to bust through a door to an office where teachers and other students fled for safety. Continue Reading