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Instructor Ron Teeters, left, runs Morgan City Police Lt. Chad Adams through a training exercise with a pepper spray gun Wednesday in Patterson. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Patterson Police Cpl. Kevin Stewart shoots a pepper spray gun at a pole Wednesday during a training exercise.

Police turn to pepper guns

Pepper spray isn’t a welcome sight to anyone on the receiving end, but it’s both an effective and safe tool law enforcement officers can use to take down a perpetrator, instructors say.

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