The Use of Force topic provides news, information and training on one the most commonly discussed areas in law enforcement training programs. Shooting skills and defensive tactics are critical to keeping officers alive out of harm's way. We cover all subjects—nothing is taboo in this discussion.
Dave Smith talks to Cpl. Ryan Spurling of the Washington State Patrol about the different responses people can have to TASER hits. In performing different exercises to determine a subject's ability to shoot a gun while being tased, the Washington State Patrol found that under certain conditions, the subject may still be able to use deadly force on an officer.