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Taser Training II

June 16th, 2008 by

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Monticello Police Chief Robert Rosegrant also took part in the class, including receiving the effects of the taser.

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Like the rest of the officers, Chief Rosegrant also went down quickly.

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The X-26 model, shown here, is issued by Taser International, and is the model that was chosen by Monticello police.

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Monticello School’s resource office, George Strain is shown here, taking his turn.

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The 500,000 volts are more than anyone there could take, and remain standing.

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MonticelloLive.com’s Joe Burgess, who was recently elected to serve as constable of Marion Township, closed out the class.

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Burgess describes the taser’s shock as, “the most pain I’ve ever felt in five seconds.  You can’t move or do anything, except fall down, right were you are.”

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A total of 25 men in law enforcement and related fields left Friday’s class with a greater respect for the tool that will provide them with a safer working environment, by reducing the risk to officers and citizens when the threat of physical confrontations can be replaced by simply using this new tool that should virtually eliminate having to fight with suspects.

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As of Friday night, the tasers were in use, on the streets of Monticello.

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