4 hr Taser Recertification & Legal Review

Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Instructor Location:
Ogle County Sheriff's Office
202 S 1st St.
Oregon, IL
Instructor: Lt. James Messer, Ogle County Sheriff's Department
Dep. Shawn Knight, Ogle County Sheriff's Department
Sgt. Mike Halfman, Ogle County Sheriff's Department
Dep. Nic Anaya, Ogle County Sheriff's Department

Members' Fee: $0
Sworn Non-Members' Fee: $0
Non-Members' Fee: $0

This course will review the justifiable Use of Force, 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