What does CEW stand for?
Conducted Electrical Weapont
The Taser effects what three parts of the nervous system?
1. Central Nervous System 2. Motor Nervous System 3. Sensory Nervous System
To reduce cardiac risk, what three things should be considered?
1. The back 2. Avoid the chest 3. Avoid prolonged and repeated exposure
Law enforcement groups have set the maximum length of exposure (multiple applications or continuous) at what length?
One standard cycle of the CEW is how long?
Who are High Risk Population to the CEW?
1. Pregnant women 2. Infirm 3. Elderly 4. Small Children 5. Low body-mass index persons
What does quantum of force mean?
1. Reasonably foreseeable (to the officer) 2. Effects and injuries of a chosen force option 3. Unter the totality of the circumstances
True or false: each additional use of the CEW is an additional use of force action?
CEW's primarily affect what?
Motor functions and/or the sensory nervous system
A single trigger pull and release discharges an electrical charge for how long?
One 5-second cycle
To stop a discharge, what action needs to be taken?
Shift the safety switch down (SAFE)
True or False: holding the trigger continuously beyond the 5-second cycle will continue the electrical discharge until the trigger is released?
The Taser uses what type of battery?
2 x 3 volt lithium energy cells
The Taser batteries provide how many cycles at room temperature?
195 5-second cycles
When should you replace the Taser DPM?
When the % remaining is <20%
A depleted DPM can be used until what % is remaining?
What should you do with a DPM that has 1% remaining?
Dispose at 1%
True or False: Tasers must be stored with the DPM inserted at all times?
When upgrading a Taser, can you operate it?
No, it must not be activated while being upgraded
For the CEW, the system date and time is always in what time zone?
The CEW sleeps after being armed for how many minutes?
How often should the CEW be spark tested?
Once every 24 hours or prior to your shift
How long should a CEW spark test be?
1/19th of a second
What is an officer looking for during a spark test?
A visible spark between the electrodes
What information can be gleaned from a CEW dataport?
Time, date, duration, temp, and battery status of the last 2000 firings
Should metal tags or labels be used on the CEW?
Taser cartridges expire how many years from the date of manufacture?
If a CEW is completely submerged in water, what should you do?
Return to Taser
If the CEW comes into contact with water, but is not submerged, what should you do?
Remove the DPM Dry for at least 24 hours Spark test 3 full 5-second cycles If it is okay, put in service, if not, return to Taser
What are the specifics of the CEW Cartridge with the yellow blast doors?
15 ft. Live Cartridge Regular Probe
What are the specifics of the CEW Cartridge with the Silver blast doors?
21 ft. Live Cartridge Regular Probe
What are the specifics of the CEW Cartridge with the Green blast doors?
XP 25 ft. Live Cartridge XP Probe
What are the specifics of the CEW Cartridge with the Orange blast doors?
XP 35 ft. Special Duty Live Cartridge XP Probe
What are the specifics of the blue CEW Cartridge with the Blue blast doors?
21 ft. Short probe
What is the shelf life of CEW Cartridges?
The Training Cartridge up to the XP 25 cartridge have the bottom probe fire at what degree downward?
8 degrees down
The short probe has what dimensions?
1.35 inches long with .25 inch probes
The regular probe has what dimensions?
1.5 inches long with .40 inch probes
The XP probe has what dimensions?
1.5 inches long with .55 inch probes
For 15, 21, & 25 foot cartridges, what is the rule of thumb?
~1 food spread for every 7 feed of travel
For the XP35 cartridge, what degrees up and down do the probes fire?
1 degree up for the top 3 degrees down for the bottom
The cartridge wires are made of what?
Steel with insulated coating
What does AFID stand for?
Anti-Felon Identification Tags
How many AFIDs are in each cartridge?
20 - 30
Can cartridges be discharged by static electricity?
When targeting a person's backside, what areas should be avoided?
When targeting a person's frontside, what areas should be avoided?
The chest, neck, and head
If you have a loud arc, what does that typically mean?
For probe placement, what is the preferred range?
7 to 15 feet
When pulling a probe from a person, what should you look for?
Intact probe and barb
B. Blast Door
E. TASER cartridge
F. Front Sight
G. Serial number plate
H. Illumination selector
I. Rear Sight
L. DPM release button
M. Stainless steel shock plate
P. LIL: Low Intensity Lights (LED)
Q. LASER sight