ACSO Deputy Training

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  • Training Academy Schedule
    Learning domains, calendars, training and testing specifications (2007-2008)
  • Self-Defense Class Outline
    Training outline on weaponless defense, searches, control holds, restraint and handcuffing, takedowns, ground control, batons, etc. (2006)
  • Intake, Transfer & Release Training Manual
    Training document covering intake, transfer, and release. Includes inmate screening, “red flags” (eg detox, suicidal ideation, etc), Intensive Observation Log), psychiatric evaluation, involuntary hospitalization, and supplemental readings for trainees.

Arrest Methods & Defensive Tactics

Personal Searches, Batons, & Arrest

Use of Force

Weapons Proficiency