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King5: Cops and guns - they've been a combination throughout the history of law enforcement.

"You don’t want to take someone's life unless you absolutely have to," said Officer Tom Arnold of the Lakewood Police Department.

But with deadly force used only as a last resort, police are constantly testing less-than-lethal weapons that can be used to stop perpetrators without putting officers at risk. Over the years, this has included everything from tasers and pepper spray to bean bag guns and net guns, which recall visions of Spiderman when they are launched.

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