Embalming relies on formaldehyde and other chemicals to slow a body’s decomposition, and can endanger workers’ safety because formaldehyde has been linked to leukemia and other cancers. It can also leach into waterways. Every year, 5.3 million gallons of embalming fluid are buried with the dead in the United States alone, according to the Funeral Consumers Alliance. The EPA regulates formaldehyde as hazardous waste, one that is “dangerous or potentially harmful to human health or the environment.” …
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The company that manufactures the nunchucks and provides the training is Orcutt Police Defensive Systems, Inc., a Denver-based business run by Kevin Orcutt, a retired police sergeant. Orcutt, who is a first-degree black belt, told HuffPost on Wednesday that more than 100 police agencies currently implement the use of nunchucks through his program…
Joshua Ewing · Los Angeles, California
You can still easily kill someone if you hit them in the head with nunchucks. Even more of a risk if you have zero clue how to use them. The cop’s victim will probably suffer broken bones 95% of the time with this weapon. ~15+yrs in martial arts.
Why don’t cops just use baseball bats? It’s more efficient for breaking bones. Saves the tax payer money on the 16hrs of “training”.
Christian Aragon · Reno, Nevada
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