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Flashcards in CEW Taser Deck (11):
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Justification: Taser

Protect human life,

Protect yourself or others where violent confrontation or violent resistance is occurring or imminent,

Protect an officer/s in danger of being overpowered or to protect themselves or another person from the risk of actual bodily harm,

Protection from animals.

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Primary Target Areas: Taser

aim for the centre of seen target mass of the back

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Secondary Target Areas: Taser

aim for lower torso front (where possible avoid targeting the face, groin or chest areas)

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Parts of a taser

Cartridge, LED Flashlight, Single Laser, Fixed sights, Trigger, Safety Switch, Camera, Central information display (CID),

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Maximum effect of a shot

One probe above and below the belt line.

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Direction of probes

Top probe goes horizontal and bottom probe goes 8 degrees down

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Max range of taser probes

7.6m

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How many volts

50,000

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What is NMI- Taser

Neuro-Muscular Incapcitation

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What is the minimum charge for a taser?

At or above 20%

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Actions that may constitute Hazardous practice include:

Accidental discharge of taser

Recklessly pointing or aiming a taser at another officer

Failing to properly store and secure a taser which results in accidental discharge

Covering the lens on the taser cam or any action or action deemed hazardous