Sheriff's Deputy's Take a Hit
SHERIFF'S DEPUTY'S TAKE A HIT...
The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is undergoing training on the X-26 Law
Enforcement Taser System. These devices will be carried by all
Johnson County Sheriff's Deputies' on their duty belts. The small yellow
gun-like devices deploy two dart-like objects into uncooperative noncompliant
suspects and delivers a 50,000 volt charge for 5-seconds to the suspect.
The charge effectively disables the suspect so that the officer(s) can place him
or her into custody with a substantially decreased risk of injury. Each
Deputy who completed the training was required to experience the 50,000 volt
shock before he/she is allowed to carry the device. The devices will be
issued to all department members as soon as the department-wide training has
Check this news story again in the near future for a video clip of Detective
Steve Edwards taser hit as photographed above...