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New "Laser" Weapon in LA County Jail

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Updated 7:17 AM PDT, Mon, Aug 23, 2010

New "Laser" Weapon Debuts in LA County Jail

"Assault Intervention Device" comes to Pitchess Detention Center

Guards at the Los Angeles County jail complex in Castaic will start using a newfangled weapon that produces a deep burning sensation -- which is not to be confused with a “warm fuzzy feeling” -- in whomever it is aimed at.