Taser Recertification & Legal Review-Oregon

Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Thursday, October 07, 2021
Registration Deadline: Friday, October 01, 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
Dep. 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