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Cannon-Fired GPS Units May End Dangerous Police Pursuits
2013-10-30 11:43:59

Police departments in Florida and Iowa are testing a new way of eliminating high speed chases that involves firing a GPS unit from an air cannon towards an escaping vehicle. Much like the tee shirt cannons found at sporting events, the air-powered unit is installed in the grille of the patrol car.


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dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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