LET700 – 8.00 Hours
Bexar COSO Training Academy
13500 Herring Road
Atascosa, TX 78002
08:00 AM Wednesday, May 05, 2021
This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 423-8433 or firstname.lastname@example.org to get the latest schedule.
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.
- Basic Instructor Development (TCOLE #1014) or a course equivalent
Please fax documents to (979) 862-2788 or send an email to email@example.com two weeks prior to class start date.
Course Completion Requirements
Exposure to chemical defense spray during class is mandatory
Class attendance is an essential part of the education process, and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. The course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirement, for example, a field exercise that cannot be missed.
Participants in a TCOLE credit course must complete the class in its entirety to receive TCOLE credit.
- Composition of modern defense sprays
- Control tactics follow-up procedures
- Decontamination Procedures
- Defense spray selection
- Delivery systems
- History of law enforcement chemical weapons
- Physiological effects of defense sprays
- Practical exercises
- Practical Exercises Performed
- Tactics of application
- Use of force issues
- Law enforcement officers, detention officers, and security personnel authorized to carry defense sprays
Continuing Education And Professional Credits
- 1.60 CEUs
- 8.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433