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Skunk Juice: Better than mace or tear gas for crowd control
Imagine how much fun you could have with this stuff at the next Antifa rally you attend.
Police departments the world over periodically face an acute dilemma in confrontations with violent civil unrest: the need for effective riot control and the duty to preserve the health and safety of all, including the protesters themselves. Conventional tactics – from physical force all the way to tear gas and water cannons – have proven either ineffective, potentially lethal, or both.
Odortec, supported by a police R&D unit, developed the perfect, if highly pungent, solution: The Skunk.
There Are No Countermeasures
A non-lethal, completely non-toxic liquid spray, the Skunk is the most innovative and effective riot control method available. And there simply are no countermeasures.
This harmless deterrent consists of an extremely foul-smelling liquid, with the viscosity of water, that can be sprayed over a large area using a standard water cannon. The overpowering odor of the Skunk drives rioters away – and keeps them away – effectively shutting down any escalating situation.
Currently in regular use by law enforcement agencies, the Skunk has been field tested and proven to disperse even the most determined of violent protests.
The Most Demanding Standards
The Skunk was designed in consultation with the Israeli police to meet the most demanding operational requirements and the highest ethical standards.
The Skunk is not volatile, it’s not flammable – in fact, it can even be used to put out fires in a pinch – and it poses no health hazard. In fact, despite its outrageous smell, the Skunk liquid is perfectly safe to consume. While the smell does linger in the air, there are no other long-term effects; and even clothes hit with the Skunk can be used after a simple washing.
Deployed in crowd control situations in which standard measures would involve the legal use of force, the Skunk is a far preferable alternative for quickly lowering the overall level of violence and breaking adversarial resistance.
Cost-Effective and Eco-Friendly
In addition, the Skunk is the most cost-effective solution for law enforcement agencies concerned about keeping down budgetary expenses. Deployment of the Skunk is far less costly than any special riot control equipment or compliance weapon alternatives. With the Skunk, manpower expenses are lowered dramatically, as fewer police officers can quickly and effectively restore order in relatively large area.
The Skunk is the result of years of resource-intensive development aimed at producing a law enforcement tool that is inexpensive, safe and effective, while also posing no threat to the environment.
Using 100% food-grade ingredients, the Skunk is 100% eco-friendly – harmless to both nature and people.
Crowd Control – Skunk Style
Mistral Security, Inc. provides “Skunk”, a non-lethal malodorant for use in dispersing unruly crowds, and quelling disturbances where the use of less-lethal technologies or irritants may not be required. The unique capability of Skunk is to disperse highly motivated individuals and to dissuade potential violent escalations while causing no harm to humans and/or the environment.
Skunk is a water based, biodegradable, vile smelling liquid. The stench of Skunk immediately causes individuals and crowds to cease their activities in order to avoid the smell. It is an effective tool – that provides law enforcement the capability to rapidly and effectively disperse highly motivated individuals or to dissuade unruly crowds from potential violent escalations. Skunk is a unique solution in Crowd Control product offerings to law enforcement, public safety and security organizations.
Applications include, but are not limited to, border crossings, correctional facilities, demonstrations and sit-ins. Decontamination soap is available to mitigate the odor.
Skunk is available in multiple delivery systems:
The MK-20 disposable canister holds 20 ounces of Skunk and is filled and pressurized at the factory. When placed into use, the MK-20 has a range of approximately 20-24 feet.
MK-46 HE Canister
The MK-46 can be refilled with Skunk and re-pressurized with standard N2 cartridges. It holds 60 ounces of Skunk and has a range of 40 feet.
The skid sprayer has a 50 gallon tank and uses a 5 hp motor and pressure regulator to spray Skunk. It has a range of over 60 feet and dispenses Skunk at a rate of 7 gallons per minute.
Skunk can be purchased in 264 gallon barrels and used with pumper trucks to treat large areas in a very short period of time.
Non-lethal Delivery Systems
Skunk is also available in 40mm grenades that can be deployed down-range by either hand tossing or launching it from a 12 gauge shot gun.