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Weapons

  • By: Lois Pilant Grossman
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

There is a peculiar axiom that has driven the development of weapons and the tactics of war, and it is that each advance will far exceed its predecessor in size, complexity, or ruthlessness. Thus is weapons development an asymmetrical activity, invariably ...

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