Requests for Demonstrations by Agencies Increasing - Over 100 Requests Received in the Last Several Weeks

LAS VEGAS, NV / ACCESSWIRE / September 11, 2018 / Wrap Technologies, Inc. (the ''Company'') (OTCQB: WRTC), an innovator of modern policing solutions, today announced an expansion of its pilot demonstration program due to high demand from requesting agencies.

''In the last several weeks over 100 agencies, with thousands of sworn officers, have requested demonstrations, as awareness of our product has dramatically increased as a result of our marketing efforts and from media,'' said David Norris, President of Wrap Technologies. ''We are making a strategic investment by expanding our agency pilot program from the original ten targeted agencies. We anticipate that this move will accelerate the adoption of BolaWrap 100 by agencies and help to position BolaWrap 100 as an important new non-lethal tool to engage noncompliant subjects, especially those in mental crisis.''

The Company has been the subject of various media reports as a result of initial demonstrations of the BolaWrap 100 (some reports linked on the ''Media'' tab of the Company website). The Company believes that the increasing worldwide interest is indicative of the need to fill a gap with respect to engaging with noncompliant subjects in a non-lethal and non-painful manner where higher level of force may not be warranted.

The Company will be meeting with its customers and those expressing interest in the BolaWrap solution at the annual International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) event in Orlando, commencing October 6, 2018 (Booth #339). Over 15,000 public safety professionals are expected to attend this year's event, featuring over 600 exhibitors.

''Commercialization of a new crime control product involves demonstration, in-house evaluation, training, policy development and field testing before adoption as a standard policing tool,'' added Norris. ''We have already demonstrated the BolaWrap 100 to over 45 agencies with 25 already in various stages of testing. We are very encouraged by agency response to the product and their willingness to engage local media and community stakeholders in the process of adopting a new non-lethal tool for community policing.''

For information on the Company please visit www.wraptechnologies.com. Examples of recent media coverage are available as links under the ''Media'' tab of the website.

About Wrap Technologies (OTCQB: WRTC)

Wrap Technologies is an innovator of modern policing solutions. Wrap Technologies premiered its hand-held BolaWrap™ 100 remote restraint solution at the International Association of Police Chiefs (IACP) October 2017 international conference. In December 2017, the Company completed a self-underwritten IPO and now trades on the OTCQB Venture Market for early stage and developing U.S. and international companies.

BolaWrap is a patented, hand-held remote restraint device that discharges an eight-foot bola style Kevlar® tether to entangle an individual at a range of 10-25 feet. Developed by award winning inventor Elwood Norris, the small but powerful BolaWrap assists law enforcement to safely and effectively control encounters.

Trademark Information: BolaWrap is a trademark of Wrap Technologies, Inc. All other trade names used herein are either trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective holders.

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