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Body camera footage shows new police device used for restraint

Dec 07, 2020 - The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)

For the past two months, dozens of Cincinnati police officers have been carrying a new device called the BolaWrap which can be used to wrap people up with a cord to restrain them.

The pilot program to test and evaluate the BolaWrap began after the company demonstrated it to area law enforcement in July.

Chief Eliot Isaac said after the demonstration that he was impressed and that the department should be open to exploring any device that does no harm.

Lt. Joe Richardson said th...