Flashcards in ~ Response to Resistance Deck (18)
Definition: State of extreme mental and physiological excitement, characterized by extreme agitation, hyperthermia extreme tearing of the eyes, hostility, exceptional strength, etc...
Definition: A replaceable cartridge which uses compressed gases to fire probes on connecting wires, sending a high voltage/low current signal into a subject.
Definition: A weapon primarily designed to disrupt a subject's central nervous system by means of deploying electrical energy sufficient to cause uncontrolled muscle contractions and override an individual's voluntary motor responses.
Conducted Electrical Weapon (CEW)
Definition: Any use of force that is likely to cause death or serious bodily injury.
Definition: The Department member who has control of and activates the CEW.
Deploying Department Member
Definition: Any activation of a CEW at an animal or human being, even if the probes miss the intended target.
Definition: When the CEW is activated and the probes do not deploy or an electrical arc is not observed between the electrodes affixed to the front of the CEW.
Definition: Any use of force other than that which is considered deadly.
Definition: A de-escalation technique used when law enforcement officers determine there is time to disengage and re-evaluate a situation and assemble the proper resources, equipment, and personnel.
Department members are not to strike anyone in the _______ with a weapon, except in situations where its use is objectively reasonable considering the totality of the circumstances.
Once a subject is under control and handcuffed, Department members will place the subject on his/her ______, or in a ________ position while awaiting transportation to a detention facility.
Side / Seated
True/False: Department members may handcuff and leg shackle an arrestee's hands and feet together if the subject is unruly (commonly known as a hog tie).
False - Never do this, never ever ever
Department members are cautioned not to use the ______ method on subjects that have been sprayed with OC spray, except in situations where its use it objectively reasonable considering the totality of the circumstances.
Following the use of non-deadly force, ____ ______ ________ will be provided or obtained for any individual if deemed necessary by the member or if requested by the individual.
Immediate Medical Attention
If a subject appears to be exhibiting signs of agitated/excited delirium, the department member will request ______ _____ _____, and a _______ to the scene.
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) / Supervisor
If a department member uses the CEW, they will not attempt to remove the probe if located in which five (5) areas?
Face, Neck, Ear, Breast, Groin
Department members are authorized to use deadly force in order to protect themselves or others from what they _______ ______ is an _____ _____ of death or serious bodily harm.
Reasonably Believe / Immediate Threat