4 hr. (am) Taser Recertification & Legal Review-Oregon
Shawn Knight, Ogle County Sheriff's Office, TASER Instructor
Mike Halfman, Ogle County Sheriff's Office
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian 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