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Non-lethal

Non-lethal force is the use of force which is not inherently likely to kill or cause great bodily injury. Note that "non-lethal force" generally has a significant risk of causing death: in this context "non-lethal" only means "not intended to kill".

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See also: police, deadly force, weapon, riot control agent



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