Personal defense sprays represent an important self-defense and subject control tool for law enforcement and security personnel. It is important that instructors construct a safe learning environment for students to ensure safety and maximum learning value. This course is designed to promote safe and effective use of law enforcement chemical defense sprays. The participant will learn when defense sprays are appropriate, tactics of application, proper means of handling, and decontamination of those exposed. Additionally, the participant will be aware of the potential medical implications associated with the use of defense sprays.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements LET700 Personal Defense Spray Course #78031.
Composition of modern defense sprays
Control tactics follow-up procedures
Defense spray selection
History of law enforcement chemical weapons
Physiological effects of defense sprays
Practical Exercises Performed
Tactics of application
Use of force issues
16.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
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