4 hr (pm) Taser Recertification & Legal Review-Rock Falls

Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 15, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Instructor Location:
Rock Falls Electric Dept.-Training room
1109 Industrial Park Road
Rock Falls, IL
Instructor: Sgt. Kris Schmidt, Whiteside County Sheriff's Office
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $55

COURSE CONTENT:  This course will review a Use of Force policy that officers may compare to their agencies policy, taking note of the civil rights accorded an individual. It will provide an update on recent court decisions restricting use of a TASER so officers can avoid excessive use of force allegations. There will be scenarios for officers to choose what level of force is reasonable within Illinois/Federal law controlling the Use of the TASER and dealing with situations when the TASER was not effective.

This course will certify students as users of the Taser less than lethal weapons.  Students must bring their Taser and 3 cartridges per student. Training cartridges can be used. Officers will also receive a review in the following relating to Taser use:

Warnings   Technology overview      Electrical & Medical Background      Specifications             

Practical Training & Field Applications:

Firing/Reloading drills

Tactical considerations & field applications

Scenario based training

Officers need to bring full duty belt but NO firearms or ammunition