In this scenario, Trainees will be educated on the results of the precedent-setting 2016 case, Estate of Armstrong v. Village of Pinehurst et al., and its impact on TASER energy weapon use of force standards. Trainees will be dispatched on a similar call, where a “danger to self” subject requires public safety intervention. Use of force and de-escalation decisions must be made based on agency policy to improve the likelihood of reaching a mutually beneficial outcome for everyone involved.
Case Law, Policy, Use of Force
Any member may attend this course.