Taser Recertification & Legal Review-Oregon

Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Thursday, October 14, 2021
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Instructor Location:
Ogle County Sheriff's Office
202 S 1st St.
Oregon, IL
Instructor: James Messer, Ogle County Sheriff's Office, TASER Instructor,
Shawn Knight, Ogle County Sheriff's Office, TASER Instructor
Mike Halfman, Ogle County Sheriff's Office
Nic Anaya, Ogle County Sheriff's Office

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.

Scenarios will allow 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.

There will be a review of proper hand cuffing techniques and the ILETSB “REVIEW OF USE OF FORCE WITH A FIREARM” brochure


This course will certify students as users of the Taser less than lethal weapons. 

Students must bring their Taser and 2 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 (conducted using Simmunition handguns and Tasers)

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