Physical and Personal Protection Term Paper by ResearchRiter

Physical and Personal Protection
A discussion of weapons, equipment and the use of force in personal and private protection.
# 125444 | 2,500 words | 24 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Criminology (General) , Military (Military History)

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The paper discusses personal and private protection in terms of weapons, equipment and the use of force.

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The concept of personal defense weapons (PDWs) originates with the military and is expanded with various public law enforcement agencies. The term came into vogue in the mid ...s with the marketing of automatic weapons such as Heckler Koch's MPKPDW, a weapon used by U.S. military forces in Grenada. However around ..., the meaning of PDWs changed. Within NATO there was a need for a compact defensive weapon to arm personnel, leading to the development of a new generation..."

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