MONROE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE


General Order


CHAPTER: 31-B

TITLE: Tasers

EFFECTIVE DATE:

August 21, 2009

NO. PAGES: 5

REVIEWED/REVISED: February 13, 2014

REFERENCE: CALEA 1.3.4, 1.3.5, 1.3.6, 1.3.7,1.3.11

RESCINDS:


Purpose


The purpose of this policy is to provide deputies with guidance and direction on the use of conducted electrical weapons.


Policy


It is the policy of the agency that personnel performing official duties shall comply with applicable law, and specifically Fourth Amendment standards, by using a level of force that is reasonable in light of the surrounding facts and circumstances. Conducted electrical weapon (CEW) have been proven effective and are authorized for use in appropriate circumstances by trained personnel.


Definitions



31B:1

Procedures