Iowa Law Enforcement Academy

Course Descriptions

Oleoresin Capsicum Instructor Recertification Courses

These courses are for the Basic Instructor Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosol. The instructor will have updates in the following instruction: principles, skills, and techniques necessary to understand how and when to use OC; techniques to control violent and aggressive behavior including the use of OC; methods to reduce personal injury to officers, subjects and the general public; methods to situations; techniques to lessen the civil liability exposure of the officer and employer relating to allegations of unnecessary or improper force when used to control violent and aggressive behavior. Written and practical examinations will be required.

Required clothing and equipment will consist a department polo/ training shirt, BDU style training pants, ballistic vest, boots or athletic shoes, duty belt, training weapon if available, current department issue OC, handcuffs, groin and mouth protection. No shorts or sweats please.