Courts, police say pepper spray ‘defensive’ only

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The Courts have ruled that due to the danger of severe injury and death, police grade pepper spray is only to be used defensively.  Apparently the officer in the photo above is in fear for his safety.  Article by Bob Egelko in San Francisco Chronicle.

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=%2Fc%2Fa%2F2011%2F11%2F22%2FBAH11M2VU0.DTL&tsp=1

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